Botanic Gardens Micropropagation News
Volume 1 Part 8 March 1995


Due to the large number of references in this edition, the references are grouped under the following subject headers: Micropropagation; Embryo & pollen culture; Somatic embryogenesis & adventitious shoot formation; Cryopreservation & other storage; Physiology; Decontamination & antibiotics; Hyperhydricity; Media; Seed germination; and Weaning.

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    Abousalim A. & Mantell S.H. (1994) A practical method for alleviating shoot-tip necrosis symptoms in in vitro shoot cultures of Pistacia vera cv. Matheur. J. Hort. Sci. 69 :357-365.

    Ahmad Z., Zaidi N. & Shah F.H. (1993) Regeneration through internodal callus of 40-year-old Melia azadarach. Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:97-100.

    Akita M., Shigeoka T., Koizumi Y. & Kawamura M. (1994) Mass propagation of shoots of Stevia rebaudiana using a large scale bioreactor. Plant Cell Rep. 13:180-183.

    Al-Maarri K., Arnaud Y. & Miginiac E. (1994) Micropropagation of Pyrus communis cultivar 'Passe Crassana' seedlings and cultivar 'Williams': factors affecting root formation in vitro and ex vitro. Sci. Hort. 58:207-214.

    Al-Wasel A. & Skirvin R.M. (1994) Methods to maximize and minimize segregation of chimeral pear (Pyrus spp.) in vitro. HortSci. 29:514. (Abstract).

    Alcaraz-Meléndez L., Real-Cosío S. & Bashan Y. (1994) Domestication of micropropagated plants of the spice damiana (Turnera diffusa). Plant Cell Rep. 13:679-682.

    Alchantis V., Peleg K. & Ziv M. (1994) Morphological control and mensuration of potato plantlets from tissue cultures for automated micropropagation. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:331-338.

    Apter R.C., McWilliams E.L. & Davies F.T. (1993) In vitro and ex vitro adventitious root formation in Asian jasmin (Trachelospermum asiaticum). I. Comparative morphology. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 118:902-905.

    Apter R.C., Davies F.T. & McWiliams E.L. (1993) In vitro and ex vitro adventitious root fromation in Asian jasmin (Trachelospermum asiaticum). II. Physiological comparisons. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 118:906-909.

    Ault J.R. (1994) In vitro propagation of Eriostemon myoporoides and Eriostemon 'Stardust'. HortSci. 29 :686-688.

    Bajaj Y.P.S. (Ed.) (1992) Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry 19. High-Tech and Micropropagation III. Berlin:Springer-Verlag. Pp. 593 (Includes chapters on Artemisia, Camellia, Centaurium, Digitalis, Dioscorea, Glehnia, Gossypium, Helianthus, Lavandula, Lolium, Parthenium, Pinellia).

    Banik R.L., Islam S.A.M.N. & Hadiuzzaman S. (1993) In vitro regeneration of multiple shoots in three bamboo species. Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:101-106.

    Barve D.M. & Mehta A.R. (1993) Clonal propagation of mature elite trees of Commiphora wightii. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35:237-244.

    Barwani O., Lewis M., Brackpool A. & Blakesley D. (1994) Auxin and adventitious root initiation in Eucalyptus globulus. Abstracts VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Firenze: 216. (Abstract).

    Behera P.K. & Biswal N. (1994) In vitro culture of Geodorum densiflorum and plantlet regeneration. Abstracts VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Firenze: 9. (Abstract).

    Bergonon S., Codina C., Bastida J., Viladomat F. & Mele E. (1992) The shake liquid culture as an alternative way to the multiplication of Narcissus plants. Acta Hort. 325:447-452.

    Bicknell R.A. (1994) Micropropagation of Hieracium aurantiacum . Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 37:197-199.

    Botti C., Garay L. & Reginato G. (1993) The influence of culture dates, genotype and size and shoot apices on in vitro shoot proliferation of Vitis vinifera cvs Thompson Seedless, Ribier and Black Seedless. Vitis 32:125-126.

    Bouza L., Jacques M. & Miginiac E. (1994) In vitro propagation of Paeonia suffruticosa Andr. cv. 'Mme de Vatry': development effects of exogenous hormones during the multiplication phase. Sci. Hort. 57:241-251.

    Bouza L., Jacques M. & Miginiac E. (1994) Requirements for in vitro rooting of Paeonia suffruticosa Andr. cv. 'Mme de Vatry'. Sci. Hort. 58:223-233.

    Brandt E.B. & Hess D.(1994) In vitro regeneration and propagation of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) from meristem tips and cotyledonary nodes. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 30P:75-80.

    Caboni E. & C. Damiano. (1994) Rooting in two almond genotypes. Plant Sci. 96:163-165.

    Camloha M., Gogala N. & Rode J. (1994). Plant regeneration from leaf explants of the fern Platycerium bifurcatum in vitro . Sci. Hort. 56:257-266.

    Carrizosa M.S., Ramirez C., Guerrero E., Santamaria L.M. & De Jaramillo E.H. (1994) "In vitro" propagation of forest tree species in Colombia. Abstracts VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Firenze: 168 (Abstract).

    Chang B.K.W. & Criley R.A. (1993) Clonal propagation of pink ginger in vitro. HortSci. 28:1203.

    Claveria E. & Dolcet-Sanjuan R. (1994) Improving the micropropagation of Pistacia vera L.: effects of auxin, temperature, and methyl jasmonate. HortSci. 29:434. (Abstract).

    Clayton P.W., Hubstenberger J.F. & Phillips G.C. (1990) Micropropagation of members of the Cactaceae subtribe Cactiae. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 115:337-343.

    Custer J.B.M. & Bergervoet J.H.W. (1994) Micropropagation of Gloriosa: towards a practical protocol. 57:323-334.

    Dale P.J. & Cheyne V.A. (1993) The elimination of clover diseases by shoot tip culture. Ann. Appl. Bot. 123:25-32.

    de Vries D.P. & Dubois L.A.M. (1994) Re-invigoration of clonal rose rootstocks by sustained micropropagation. Gartenbauwissenschaft 59:81-85.

    Deng R. & Donnelly D.J.(1993) In vitro hardening of red raspberry by CO2 enrichment and reduced medium sucrose concentration. HortSci. 28:1048.

    Desamero N.V., Adelberg J.W., Hale A., Young R.E. & Rhodes B.B. (1993) Nutrient utilization in liquid/membrane system for watermelon micropropagation. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 33 :265-271.

    Desilets H., Desjardins Y. & Belanger R.R. (1993) Clonal propagation of Pelargonium x hortorum through tissue culture: effects of salt dilution and growth regulator concentrations. Can. J. Plant Sci. 73:871-878.

    Dorion N., Regnard J.L., Serpette I. & Bigot C. (1994) Effects of temperature and hypoxic atmosphere on preservation and further development of in vitro shoots of peach ('Armking') and peach x almond hybrids. Sci. Hort. 57:201-213.

    Dornelas M.C. & Vieira M.L.C. (1994) Tissue culture studies on species of Passiflora. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:211-217.

    Drewes F.E. & Van Staden J. (1993) In vitro propagation of Galtonia species. S. Afr. J. Bot. 59:457-458.

    Ellis J.P. & Camper N.D. (1994) In vitro culture of Xanthium strumarium (cocklebur). Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:369-372.

    Escalettes V. & Dosba F. (1993) In vitro adventitious shoot regeneration from leaves of Prunus spp. Plant Sci. 90:201-209.

    Estrella J.E. & Lazarte J.E. (1994) In vitro propagation of jicama (Polymnia sonchifolia Poeppig & Endlicher): a neglected Andean crop. HortSci. 29:331.

    Fay M.F. (1993) Micropropagation of plants from the Canary Islands. Bot. Mus. Mun. Funchal. 2:85-88.

    Gargiulo J.A. & Kane M.E. (1994) Aquarium plant micropropagation: Cryptocoryne becketii. HortSci. 29:568.

    George P.S., Ravishankar G.A. & Vankataraman L.V. (1993) Clonal multiplication of Gardenia jasminoides Ellis through axillary bud culture. Plant Cell Rep. 13:59-62.

    Gillis M.R. & Kane M.E. (1994) In vitro multiplication of Stewartia malacodendron L., an endangered woody species. HortSci. 29(5):516.(Abstract).

    Gozu Y., Yokoyama M., Nakamura M., Namba R., Yomogida K., Yanagi M. & Nakamara S.(1993) In vitro propagation of Iris pallida. Plant Cell Rep.13:12-16.

    Harbage J.F., Stimart D.P. & Evert R.F. (1993) Anatomy of adventitious root formation in microcuttings of Malus domestica Borkh. 'Gala'. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 118:680-688.

    Harin I., Nair C.A., Subramani J., Gopinathan M.C. & Krishnamurthi M. (1994). In vitro regeneration and multiplication of teak (Tectona grandis L.). VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Firenze: 6. (Abstract).

    Harvey B.M.R., Bowden G., Reavey C. & Selby C. (1994) Stimulation of in vitro root and shoot growth of potato by increased sucrose concentration in the presence of fluridone, an inhibitor of abscisic acid synthesis. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 37 :271-276.

    Hilscher S.L. & Preece J.E. (1994) Micropropagation of Iliamna remota, kankakee mallow. HortSci. 29:562. (Abstract).

    Hosoki T. & Katahira S. (1994) Micropropagation of Verbena tenera by node culture. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36 :373-375.

    Huang F.H., Al-Khayri J.M., & Gbur E.E. (1994) Micropropagation of Acacia mearnii. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 30P :70-74.

    Imaizumi K., Totsuka Y. & Yamada Y. (1993) Production of shoot-tip culture lines of asakura-sanshoo (Zanthoxylum piperitum DC. f. inerme Makino) with high aroma emanation. Biosci. Biotech. Biochem. 57:591-593.

    Islam R., Rahman S.M., Hossain M. & Joarder O.I. (1993) In vitro clonal propagation of papaya through culture of lateral buds from mature field-grown plants. Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:47-50.

    Iturriaga L., Jordan M., Roveraro C. & Goreux A. (1994) In vitro culture of Sophora toromiro (Papilionaceae), an endangered species. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 37:201-204.

    Jansson E. & Welander M. (1990) Micropropagation of some adult Betula species. Swedish Univesity of Agricultural Science. Department of Horticultural Science. 20 pp.

    Jethwani V. & Kothari S.L. (1993) Micropropagation of Dianthus barbatus and D. chinesis through cotyledonary node culture. Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:91-96.

    Khandeeva N.V., Maisuryan A.N. & Dridze I.L. (1993) Accelerated method for propagation of horseradish in tissue culture. Russian Plant Physiol. 40:115-118.

    Kitto S.L. (1994) Micropropagation of Spigelia marilandica (L.) L. HortSci. 29:516. (Abstract).

    Kiyomoto R.K. & Brand M.H. (1994) Tissue proliferation in elepidote rhododendrons. HortSci. 29:516. (Abstract).

    Koh Y.C. & Davies F.T. (1994) In vitro propagation and chimeral traits of Cryptanthus 'Marian Oppenheimer' (wide leaf clone). HortSci. 29:560. (Abstract).

    Lakashmanan P. (1994) In vitro establishment and multiplication of Nymphaea hybrid 'James Brydon'. Plant Cell. Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:145-148.

    Leclerc Y., Donnelly D.J. & Seabrook J.E.A. (1994) Microtuberization of layered shoots and nodal cuttings of potato: the influence of growth regulators and incubation periods. Plant Cell Tiss. Org Cult. 37:113-120.

    Lee N. & Wetzstein H.Y. (1990) In vitro propagation of Muscadine grape by axillary shoot proliferation. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 115:324-329.

    Leyhe U. & Horn W. (1994) Ein Beitrag zur Mikrovermehrung von Rosa-Hybriden. Gartenbauwissenschaft 59:85-88.

    Lu C., Ruan Y. & Bridgen M. (1994) Micropropagation procedures for Leontochir ovallei. HortSci. 29:559. (Abstract).

    Ma Y., Byrne D.H., Chen J. & Byrne A. (1993) Multiplication of rose species in vitro. HortSci. 29:431. (Abstract).

    Martín C. & Pérez. C. (1992) Multiplication in vitro of Limonium estevei Fdez. Casas. Ann. Bot. 70:165-167.

    McCulloch S. (1994) Genetic stability of micropropagated plants. HortSci. 29:579. (Abstract).

    Mercado J.A., Fernández-Muñoz R. & Quesada M.A. (1994) In vitro germination of pepper pollen in liquid medium. Sci. Hort. 57:273-281.

    Mohamed-Yasseen Y. (1994) Micropropagation of grand crinum lily (Crinum asiaticum L.). HortSci. 29:559. (Abstract).

    Mohamed-Yasseen Y. (1994) Micropropagation of pitaya (Hylocereus undatus Britt. et Rose). HortSci. 29:559. (Abstract).

    Mohamed-Yasseen Y. (1994) Shoot proliferation and plant formation from neem (Azadirachta indica Juss.) with thidiazuron. HortSci. 29:515. (Abstract).

    Moura-Costa P.H., Viana A.M. & Mantell S.H. (1993) In vitro plantlet regeneration of Ocotea catharinensis, an endangered Brazilian hardwood forest tree. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35:279-289.

    Mukhopadhyay K. & Roy S.C. (1994) In vitro induction of 'runner' - a quick method of micropropagation in orchid. Sci. Hort. 56:331-337.

    Nobre J. (1994) In vitro shoot proliferation of Myrtus communis L. from field-grown plants. Sci. Hort. 58:253-258.

    O'Dowd N.A. & Richardson D.H.S. (1993) In vitro micropropagation of Ephedra. J. Hort. Sci. 68:1013-1020.

    Okasha K.A. & Ragab M.E. (1994) Studies on propagation of globe artichoke through tissue culture technique. HortSci. 29 :563. (Abstract).

    Orlikowska T.K. & Dyer W.E. (1993) In vitro regeneration and multiplication of safflower (Carthamus tictorius L.). Plant Sci. 93:151-157.

    Parfitt D.E. & Almehdi A.A. (1994) Use of high CO2 atmosphere and medium modifications for successful micropropagation of pistachio. Sci. Hort. 56:321-329.

    Pelosi A., Chow E., Lee M., Chandler S. & Hamill J.D. (1994) Effects of phytohormones on lateral root differentiation in Eucalyptus globulus and transgenic Nicotiana tabacum seedlings. Abstracts VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Firenze: 214. (Abstract).

    Pence V.C. & Soukup V.G. (1993) Factors affecting the initiation of mini-rhizomes from Trillium erectum and T. grandiflorum tissues in vitro. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35 :229-235.

    Pérez-Parron M.A., González-Benito M.E. & Pérez C. (1994) Micropropagation of Fraxinus angustifolia from mature and juvenile plant material. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 37:297-302.

    Pijut P.M. (1994) Micropropagation of butternut, Juglans cinerea . HortSci. 29:431. (Abstract).

    Pindel A. (1994) Micropropagation of Asparagus densiflorus 'Myriocladus'. VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Firenze: 9. (Abstract).

    Pokriots N.D. & Hughes H.G. (1994) Influences of nodal explant positions and media overlay on micropropagation of Shepherdia rotundifolia. HortSci. 29:568.

    Ponchia G. & Gardiman M. (1993) The micropropagation and post-acclimatisation growth of Prunus laurocerasus L. cv. Otto Luyken: additional findings. Adv. Hort. Sci. 7:11-14.

    Pryce S., Lumsden P.J., Berger P.J. & Leifert C. (1993) Effects of plant density and macronutrient nutrition on Delphinium shoot culture. J. Hort. Sci. 68:807-813.

    Rai V.R. (1994) Micropropagation of a mature leguminous tree - Pterocarpus santalinus. Abstracts VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture: 7. (Abstract).

    Rao P.V.L. (1994) In vitro plant regeneration of scented-leaved geranium Pelargonium graveolens. Plant Sci. 98:193-198.

    Razdan M.K. (1993) An introduction to plant tissue culture. Andover, Hampshire: Intercept. 398 pp.

    Reed B.M. (1994) In vitro rooting of Pyrus germplasm. HortSci. 29:514. (Abstract).

    Rey M., Diaz-Sala C. & Rodríguez R. (1994) Exogenous polyamines improve rooting of hazel microshoots. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:303-308.

    Richwine A.M., Tipton J. & Thompson G. (1994) Micropropagation of Hesperaloe parviflora. HortSci. 29:431. (Abstract).

    Rubluo A., Novak F., Brunner H., Van Duren M., Marquez J., Duval K. & Martin T. (1994) Conservation and generation of plant diversity through tissue culture in endangered species. Abstracts VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture:116. (Abstract).

    Sankhla D., Davis T.D. & Sankhla N. (1993) Effect of gibberellin biosynthesis inhibitors on shoot regeneration from hypocotyl explants of Albizzia julibrissin. Plant Cell Rep. 13:115-118.

    Scaltsoyiannes A., Panetsos K., Economou A. & Tsoulpha P. (1994) Micropropagation of the pine hybrid Pinus brutia (Ten) x Pinus halepensis (Mill) by culturing fascicle shoots. Ann. Sci. For. 51:175-182.

    Schnurr J.P. & Cheng Z. (1994) Micropropagation and regeneration of an elite Asian white birch selection. HortSci. 29:515. (Abstract).

    Schoneweis S.D. & Read. P.E. (1994) Micropropagation of chimeral African violets. HortSci. 29:560. (Abstract).

    Schultheis J.R., Collins W.W. & Averre C.W. (1994) Micropropagation, a means to enhance sweetpotato yield and quality. HortSci. 29 :466. (Abstract).

    Serres R.A., Pan S., McCown B.H. & Stang E.J. (1994) Micropropagation of several lingonberry cultivars. Fruit Varieties Journal 48 :7-14.

    Singh S., Ray B.K., Bhattacharyya S. & Deka P.C. (1994) In vitro propagation of Citrus reticulata Blanco and Citrus limon Burm.f. Hortsci. 29:214-216.

    Smith M.K. & Hamill S.D. (1993) Early detection of dwarf off-types from micropropagated Cavendish bananas. Aust. J. Exper. Agric. 33:639-644.

    Stanilova M.I., Ilcheva V.P. & Zagorska N.A. (1994) Morphogenetic potential and in vitro micropropagation of endangered plant species of Leucojum aestivum L. and Lilium rhodopeum Delip. Plant Cell Rep. 13:451-453.

    Sudha C.G. & Seeni S. (1994) In vitro multiplication and field establishment of Adhatoda beddomei C.B. Clarke, a rare medicinal plant. Plant Cell Rep. 13:203-207.

    Sul I.W. & Korban S.S. (1994) Effect of different cytokinins on axillary shoot proliferation and elongation of several genotypes of Sequoia sempervirens. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 30P:131-135.

    Thiem B., Skrzypczak-Pietraszek E. & Skrzypczak L. (1994) In vitro cultures of some Oenothera species. VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Firenze: 7. (Abstract)

    Tokuhara K. & M. Mii. (1993) Micropropagation of Phalaenopsis and Doritaenopsis by culturing shoot tips of flower stalk buds. Plant Cell Rep.13:7-11.

    Vieitez A.M., Sánchez M.C, Amo-Marco J.B. & Ballester A. (1994) Forced flushing of branch segments as a method for obtaining reactive explants of mature Quercus robur trees for micropropagation. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 37:287-295.

    Vinterhalter B. & Vinterhalter D. (1994) True-to-the type in vitro propagation of Aechmea fasciata Baker. Sci. Hort. 57:253-263.

    Vyapari S. & Khatamian H. (1994) Axillary shoot regeneration in chinkapin oak. HortSci. 29:515. (Abstract).

    Waldenmaier S. & Bunemann G. (1993). In-vitro Kultur von Syringa vulgaris Hybriden. II. Wachstum und Stecklingsvermehrbarkeit ex vitro. Gartenbauwissenschaft 58:104-110.

    Yang G. & Read P.E. (1994) A modified forcing solution system promotes propagation of woody species. HortSci. 29:513. (Abstract).

    Yasseen Y.M., Splittstoesser W.E. & Litz R.E. (1994) In vitro shoot proliferation and production of sets from garlic and shallot. Plant Cell Tiss.Org. Cult. 36:243-247.

    Yuan Y.J., Hu T.H. & Yang Y.M. (1994) Effects of auxins and cytokinins on formation of Catharanthus roseus G. Don multiple shoots. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 37:193-196.

    Zimmerman T.W. & Scorza R. (1994) Benzyladenine and shortened light/dark cycles improve in vitro shoot proliferation of peach. HortSci. 29:698.

    Zurinsky C., Kane M.E. & Philman N. (1994) Effects of vessel type and subculture duration on in vitro multiplication of Pontederia cordata L. HortSci. 29:433. (Abstract).

    Embryo & pollen culture

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    Amin M.N. & Akhtar S. (1993) Regeneration of plants in vitro from seedling explants of pummelo (Citrus grandis (L.) Osb.). Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:71-79.

    Anderson N.O., Ascher P.D. & Wildmer R.E. (1990) Rapid generation cycles of chrysanthemum using laboratory seed development and embryo rescue techniques. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 115:329-336.

    Buchheim J.A.T., Burkhart L.F. & Meyer M.M. (1994) Effects of exogenous acid, abscisic acid, and benzylaminopurine on epicotyl dormancy of cultured herbaceous peony embryos. Plant Cell. Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:35-43.

    Burger P. & Trautmann I.A. (1994) Embryo-culture and its application in table grape breeding in South Africa. VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Firenze: 8. (Abstract).

    Burgos L. & Ledbetter C.A. (1993) Improved efficiency in apricot breeding: effects of embryo development and nutrient media on in vitro germination and seedling establishment. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35:217-222.

    Goffreda J.C. & Scopel A. (1994) Factors affecting regeneration and rooting of apricot shoots derived from immature embryos. HortSci. 29:514. (Abstract).

    Islam M.S., Sen J., Alam N. & Roy S.K. (1993) Propagation of jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) through zygotic embryo culture in vitro. Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:51-55.

    Lazaridou T.B., Roupakias D.G. & Economou A.S. (1993) Embryo rescue in Vicia faba and Vicia narbonensis. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 33:297-301.

    Shavade A. & Preece J.E. (1993) In vitro shoot and floral organogenesis from stamen explants from a Rhododendron PJM group clone. Sci. Hort. 56:163-170.

    Somatic embryogenesis & adventitious shoot formation

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    Adda S., Reddy T.P. & Kishor P.B.K. (1994) Somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis in Guizotia abyssinica. In Vitro Cell Dev. Biol. 30P:104-107.

    Arrillaga I. & Merkle S.A. (1993) Regenerating plants from in vitro culture of black locust cotyledon and leaf explants. HortSci. 28:942-945.

    Ashburner G.R., Thompson W.K. & Burch J.M. (1993) Effects of -naphthaleneacetic acid and sucrose levels on the development of cultured embryos of coconut. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35 :157-163.

    Begum S. & Hadiuzzaman S. (1993) In vitro multiple shoot regeneration from bulb scale and leaf segments of Pancratium biflorum Roxb. Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:41-45.

    Begum S. & Miah A.J. (1993) Studies on callus induction and plant regeneration in tomato. Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:81-84.

    Benavides M.P. & Caso O.H. (1993) Plant regeneration and thiophene formation in tissue cultures of Tagetes mendocina. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35:211-215.

    Bhatnagar S.P. & Bhojwani. S.S. (1994) Plant regeneration from the callus derived from root explants of Cucumis melo L. cv. Pusa Sharbati. Plant Sci. 96:137-142.

    Compton M.E. & Gray D.J. (1994) Adventitious shoot organogenesis and plant regeneration from cotyledons of tetraploid watermelon. HortSci. 29:211-213.

    Corneanu M. (1994) In vitro organogenesis in Aztekium ritteri Bod. (fam. Cactaceae) on media with or without magnetic fluids. Abstracts VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture: 216. (Abstract).

    Das P., Rout G.R. & Das A.B. (1993) Somatic embryogenesis in callus culture of Mussaenda erythrophylla cvs. Queen Sirkit and Rosea. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35:199-201.

    Dobos E., Dános B. & László-Bencsik A. (1994) Callus induction and shoot regeneration in Sempervivum tectorum. Plant Cell. Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:141-143.

    Eapen S. & George L. (1993) Somatic embryogenesis in peanut: influence of growth regulators and sugars. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35:151-156.

    Han K. (1994) In vitro shoot regeneration from cotyledons of immature ovules of Impatiens platypetala Lindl. In Vitro Cell Dev. Biol. 30P:108-112.

    Hossain M., Islam R., Karim M.R., Joarder O.I. & Biswas B.K. (1994) Regeneration of plantlets from in vitro cultured cotyledons of Aegle marmelos Corr. (Rutaceae). Sci. Hort. 57:315-321.

    Islam R., Karim M.R., Haque A., Hossain M. & Joarder O.I. (1993) High frequency plant regeneration from cotyledon cultures of Aegle marmelos Corr. Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:107-110.

    Jana M.M., Rajmohan N.K. & Mascarenhas A.F.(1994) Rapid somatic embryogenesis from the nucelli of monoembryonic mango varieties. In vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 30P:55-57.

    Jullien F. & Tran Thanh van K. (1994) Micropropagation and embryoid formation from young leaves of Bambusa glaucescens 'Golden Goddess'. Plant Sci. 98:199-207.

    Kamo K. (1994) Effect of phytohormones on plant regeneration from callus of Gladiolus cultivar "Jenny Lee" In Vitro Cell Dev. Biol. 30P:26-31.

    Kochhar T.S. (1994) Influence of abscisic acid and auxins on organogenesis in Haworthia callus. Abstracts VIIIth International congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Firenze: 10. (Abstract).

    Lain E. & David A. (1994) Regeneration of plants from leaf explants of micropropagated clonal Eucalyptus grandis. Plant Cell Rep. 13:473-476.

    Liskova D., Ordonez J.R., Lux A. & Lopez A.P. (1994) Tissue culture of Karwinskia humboldtiana - a plant producing toxins with antitumoural effects. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:339-343.

    Maesato K., Sharada K., Fukui H., Hara T. & Sarma K.S. (1994) In vitro bulblet regeneration from bulbscale explants of Lilium japonicum Thunb. Effect of plant regulators and culture environment. J. Hort. Sci. 69:289-297.

    Majib A., Bandyopadhyay S., Jana B.K. & Ghosh P.D. (1993) Direct embryogenesis from bulb-scale explant of Eucharis grandiflora . Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:5-9.

    Mohamed-Yasseen Y., Splittstoesser W.E. & Litz R.E. (1993) In vitro bulb formation and plant recovery from onion inflorescences. HortSci. 28:1052-1049.

    Rogers S.M.D. (1993) Optimization of plant regeneration and rooting from leaf explants of five rare Haworthia. Sci. Hort. 56:157-161.

    Rogozinska J. & Tobolewska G. (1992) Genotypic variations in organogenesis of six cultivars of pepper, Capsicum annuum L. Genetica Polonica 33:213-217.

    Ruan Y. & Brand M. (1994) Callus induction and shoot organogenesis in Rhododendron 'Bess Howells' and 'Catawbiense Album'. HortSci. 29:515. (Abstract).

    Ruaud J.N. (1993) Maturation and conversion into plantlets of somatic embryos derived from needles and cotyledons of 7-56 day old Picea abies. Plant Sci. 92:213-220.

    Sankhla D., Davis T.D., Sankhla N. & Upadhyaya A. (1994) In vitro production of flowering shoots in 'German Red' carnation: effect of uniconazole and gibberellic acid. Plant Cell Rep. 13:514-518.

    Stefaniak B. (1994) Somatic embryogensis and plant regeneration of gladiolus (Gladiolus hort.). Plant Cell Rep. 13:386-389.

    Sutter E.G. & Ahmadi H. (1994) Effects of various hormones on the growth and germination of walnut somatic embryos. HortSci. 29:433. (Abstract).

    Vyapari S. & Khatamian H. (1994) Somatic embryogenesis of Quercus species. HortSci. 29:431.

    Zhou J., Ma H., Guo F. & Luo X. (1994) Effects of thidiazuron on somatic embryogenesis of Cayratia japonica. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:73-79.

    Zimmerman J.L. (1993) Somatic embryogenesis: a model for early development in higher plants. The Plant Cell 5:1411-1423.

    Cryopreservation & other storage

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    Bajaj Y.P.S. (1993) A suggested method for in vitro long-term storage at 4°C of Chrysanthemum and Petunia germplasm. Plant Tiss. Cult. 3:57-58.

    Cyr D.R., Lazaroff W.R., Grimes S.M.A., Quan G., Bethune T.D., Dunstan D.I. & Roberts D.R. (1994) Cryopreservation of interior spruce (Picea glauca engelmanni complex) embryogenic cultures. Plant Cell Rep. 13:574-577.

    Fedorovskii D.N., Chernyak N.D. & Popov A.S. (1993) Injuries to the plasmalemma of ginseng cells during cryopreservation. Russian Plant Physiol. 40:101-105.

    Lynch P.T., Benson E.E., Jones J., Cocking E.C., Power J.B. & Davey M.R. (1994). Rice cell cryopreservation: the influence of culture methods and the embryogenic potential of cell suspension on post-thaw recovery. Plant Sci. 98:185-192.

    Matsumoto T., Sakai A. & Yamada K. (1994) Cryopreservation of in vitro grown apical meristems of wasabi (Wasabia japonica) by vitrification and subsequent high plant regeneration. Plant Cell Rep. 13:442-446.

    Reed B.M. (1993) Improved survival of in vitro stored Rubus germplasm. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 118:890-895.

    Rutten D. & Santrius K.A. (1993) Cryoprotection of Plagiomnium affine induced by various natural and artificial substances. Can. J. Bot. 71:793-798.

    Touchell D.H. & Dixon K.W. (1993) Cryopreservation of seed of Western Australian native species. Biodiversity and Conservation 2:594-602.

    Vandenbussche B., Demeulemeester M.A.C. & De Proft M.P. (1993) Cryopreservation of alginate-coated in vitro grown shoot-tips of chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) using rapid freezing. Cryo-Lett. 14:259-266.

    Withers L.A. (1991) In vitro conservation. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 43:31-42.

    Zandvoort E.A., Hulshof M.J.H. & Starirsky G. (1994) In vitro storage of Xanthosoma spp. under minimal growth conditions. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:309-316.


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    Booij I., Monfort S. & MacHeix J.J. (1993) Relationships between peroxidases and budding in date palm tissues cultures in vitro . Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35:165-171.

    Cassells A.C. & Walsh C. (1994) The influence of gas permeability of the culture lid on calcium uptake and stomatal function in Dianthus microplants. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 37 :171-178.

    Dix P.J., Finch I. & Burke J.I. (1994) Genotypic differences in cold tolerance are masked by high sucrose and cytokinin in shoot cultures of sugarbeet. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36 :285-290.

    Epstein E. & Ludwig-Muller J. (1993) Indole-3-butyric acid in plants: occurrence, synthesis, metabolism and transport. Physiol. Plant. 88:382-389.

    Genoud-Gourichon C., Veisseire P. & Coudret A. (1993) Effects of pre-treatment temperature and cap closure on photosynthetic potentialities of potato cultivated in vitro. Photosynthetica 29(1):73-79.

    Hdider C., Vézina L.P. & Desjardins Y. (1994) Short-term studies of NO3 and NH4 uptake by micropropagated strawberry shoots cultured with or without CO2 enrichment. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 37(2):185-191.

    Hdider C. & Desjardins Y.(1994) Effects of sucrose on photosynthetic and phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase activity on in vitro cultured strawberry plantlets. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36 :27-33.

    Jackson M.B. (1993) Are plant hormones involved in root to shoot communications? Adv. Bot. Res. 19:104-168.

    Kara A.N. (1993) Comparative action of cytokinins on cultured apices of pea shoots. Russian Plant Physiol. 40:284-289.

    Kirdmanee C., Kitaya Y. & Kozai T. (1994) CO2 enrichment and vermiculite medium enhanced photoautotrophic growth of Eucalyptus plantlets in vitro. Abstracts VIIIth International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Firenze: 57. (Abstract).

    Maruyama T., Tanaka A., Oda M., Suzuki T. & Oritani T. (1993) Synthesis and biological activity of new water-soluble cytokinins. Biosci. Biotech. Biochem. 57:803-807.

    Nielson J.M., Brandt K. & Hansen J. (1993) Long-term effects of thidiazuron are intermediate between benzyladenine, kinetin or isopentenyladenine in Miscanthus sinensis. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35:173-179.

    Yorio N.C., MacKowiak C.L., Peterson B.V. & Wheeler R.M. (1994) Comparison of two culture vessel enclosures on the growth of potato in vitro. HortSci. 29:562. (Abstract).

    Decomtamination & antibiotics

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    Barrett C. & Cassells A.C. (1994) An evaluation of antibiotics for the elimination of Xanthomonas campestris pv. pelargonii (Brown) from Pelargonium x domesticum cv. 'Grand Slam' explants in vitro. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36 :169-175.

    Buckley P.M. & Reed B.M. (1994) Antibiotic susceptibility of plant-associated bacteria. HortSci. 29:434. (Abstract).

    Hussain S., Lane S.D. & Price D.N. (1994) A preliminary evaluation of the use of microbial culture filtrates for the control of contaminants in plant tissue culture systems. Plant Cell. Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:45-51.

    Leifert C., Waites B., Keetley J.W., Wright S.M., Nicholas J.R. & Waites W.M. (1994) Effect of medium acidification on filamentous fungi, yeasts and bacterial contaminants in Delphinium tissue cultures. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 36:149-155.


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    Brand M.H. (1993) Agar and ammonium nitrate influence hyperhydricity, tissue nitrate and total nitrogen content of serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea) shoots in vitro. Plant Cell Tiss. Org. Cult. 35:203-209.

    Schloupt R.M., Splittstoesser W.E. & Skirvin R.M. (1994) Induction and avoidance of vitrification of micropropagated onion (Allium cepa L.). HortSci. 29:465. (Abstract).


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    Büter B., Pescitelli S.M., Berger K., Schmid J.E. & Stamp P. (1993) Autoclaved and filter sterilized liquid media in maize anther culture: significance of activated charcoal. Plant Cell Rep. 13:79-82.

    Fay M.F. (1994) The scientific basis of orchid culture media, and new developments in the field. Pp. 368-372 in Pridgeon A.M. (Ed.). Proceedings 14th World Orchid Congress, Glasgow. Edinburgh: HMSO.

    Pedrotti E.L., Jay-Allemand C. , Doumas P. & Cornu D. (1994) Effect of autoclaving amino acids on in vitro rooting response of wild cherry shoots. Sci. Hort. 57:89-98.

    Wetzstein H.Y., Kim C. & Sommer H.E. (1994) Vessel volume, gelling agent, and basal salts affect pH and gel strength of autoclaved tissue culture media. HortSci. 29(6):683-685.

    Seed germination

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    Corrie S. & Tandon P. (1993) Propagation of Cymbidium giganteum Wall. through high frequency conversion of encapsulated protocorms under in vivo and in vitro conditions. Indian J. Exp. Bot. 31:61-64.

    De Pauw M.A. & Remphrey W.R. (1992) In vitro germination of three Cypripedium species in relation to time of seed collection, media, and cold treatment. Can. J. Bot. 71:879-885.

    Hoshi Y., Kondo K. & Hamatani S. (1994) In vitro seed germination of four Asiatic taxa of Cypripedium and notes on the nodal micropropagation of American Cypripedium montanum . Lindleyana 9:93-97.

    Johnson, S.R. (1994) Symbiotic seed germination in relation to potential naturalization ability of Bletilla striata (Orchidaceae). Lindleyana 9:99-101.

    Nun N.B. & Mayer A.M. (1993) Preconditioning and germination of Orobanche seeds: respiration and protein synthesis. Phytochem. 34:39-45.

    Ozkoc I. & Dalci M. (1993) Germination of the seeds of Serapias vomeracea ssp. laxiflora (Soo) Goelz et Reinhard (Orchidaceae) through asymbiotic culture techniques. Turk. J. Biol. 17:5-11.

    Ozkoc I. & Dalci M. (1993) The effects of some fungi upon germination and development of Orchis laxiflora Lam. (Orchidaceae) seeds on two different media. Turk. J. Biol. 17:23-28.

    Shoushtari B.D., R. Heydari, Johnson G.L. & Arditti J. (1994) Germination and viability staining of orchid seeds following prolonged storage. Lindleyana 9:77-84.


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    Diaz J.C., Shackel K. & Sutter E. (1994) Acclimatization and subsequent gas exchange, water relations, and growth of microcultured apple shoots after transplanting. HortSci. 29:562. (Abstract).

    Preece J.E., Huetteman C.A., Ashby W.C., Roth P.L. & Adams R.G. (1994) Genotypic and phenotypic field growth correlations of micropropagated silver maple. HortSci. 29:432. (Abstract).

    Rockwood D.L. & Warrag E.I. (1994) Field performance of micropropagated, macro-propagated, and seed-derived propagules of three Eucalyptus grandis ortets. Plant Cell Rep. 13:628-631.

    Stenberg M., Kane M.E. & Philman N. (1994) Varietal differences in early ex vitro growth and development of micropropagated Pontederia cordata L. HortSci. 29:434. (Abstract).

    Wang H., Parent S., Gosselin A. & Desjardins Y. (1993) Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal peat-based substrates enhance symbiosis establishment and growth of three micropropagated species. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 118:896-901.

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