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- Mignon, E., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Acta horticulturae 2018 no.1224 pp. 191-194
- Hevea brasiliensis; callus; explants; field experimentation; fruits; funding; gardens; integument; juvenility; meristems; micropropagation; mutation; plantations; root systems; rubber; seedlings; seeds; shoots; somaclonal variation; somatic embryogenesis; trees; Cote d'Ivoire; Indonesia
- ... Microcutting is a repeated process in which in vitro shoots develop new shoots from axillary meristems. In Hevea, this system works for seedlings, but not for shoots derived from mature trees. As for a lot of other tree species, one of the consequences of aging (losing juvenility) is poor in vitro growth and multiplication and the lack of a proper geotropic (tap)root system. In rubber tree, somati ...