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This paintings integrates uncomplicated biotechnological methodologies with updated agricultural practices, supplying ideas to express agricultural wishes and difficulties from plant and crop yield to animal husbandry. It offers and evaluates the constraints of classical methodologies and the potential for novel and emergent agriculturally comparable biotechnologies.

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Some micropropagation stages do not necessarily involve a regeneration process. , root formation). 2. Axillary Bud Proliferation Axillary bud proliferation in vitro is usually considered a convenient route for micropropagation. Because it does not include a callus stage, it is considered “safer” for the preservation of clonal characteristics (see foregoing). Bud meristems already exist in the axils of leaves, but because of apical control, they normally do not develop in planta until the stem elongates and grows.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. Budd, The Uses of Life: A History of Biotechnology. Cambridge University Press, New York. 1993. Sasson, Biotechnology and development, World Sci. Rep. pp. 253–268 (1994). Davis, The Genetic Revolution: Scientific Prospects and Public Persceptions, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 1991. Law, Biotechnology in food manufacture, Chem. Ind. pp. 502–505 (1994). Chakrabarty, The US Supreme Court, 1980 Ruling, Vol I, 1980.

Regeneration of whole plants from cells and cell clusters, tissue, and organ explants) has been known since the 1940s [1], mainly under experimental, small-scale laboratory conditions. In vitro propagation of some agriculturally important plants, primarily ornamentals, by mass production of clonal propagules, became practical in the early 1970s [2,3]. The diversity of plant species that can be propagated in vitro has dramatically increased, and it is now practiced on a commercial scale worldwide, resulting in over 500 million plants annually; 50–75% of them flowers and ornamental plants [4–8].

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