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Morphogenetic potential and in vitro micropropagation of endangered plant species Leucojum aestivum L. and Lilium rhodopaeum Delip

Author:
Stanilova, M.I., Ilcheva, V.P., Zagorska, N.A.
Source:
Plant cell reports 1994 v.13 no.8 pp. 451-453
ISSN:
0721-7714
Subject:
Leucojum aestivum, kinetin, gynoecium, morphogenesis, explants, Lilium, bulbs, benzyladenine, micropropagation, naphthaleneacetic acid, temperature, gamma radiation, culture media, leaves
Abstract:
The present work deals with the in vitro methods for rapid propagation, and morphogenetic potential of the rare and endangered bulb species Leucojum aestivum L., Amaryllidaceae, and Lilium rhodopaeum Delip., Liliaceae. The morphogenetic potential of different plant organs (bulb, stem, leaves and ovaries) was studied. Leaves of Leucojum aestivum L. and basal parts of the bulb in Lilium rhodopaeum Delip. possess the highest regeneration activity. Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium + 1 mg/l 6-benzylaminopurine (BAP) + 1 mg/l kinetin and Linsmaier and Skoog (LS) medium + 0.5 mg/l 1-naphthaleneacetic acid (NAA) + 0.1 mg/l kinetin were favourable for direct organogenesis from these explants. A stimulating effect of a low gamma-irradiation dose (5 Gy) upon the quantity and growth intensity of the bulbs formed by the explants in in vitro conditions is observed.
Agid:
2784934