Tissue Culture

What is Plant Tissue Culture

What is Plant Tissue Culture?

Plant tissue culture is the practice of propagating plants in a sterile environment. Take plant material that is suitable for initiation and sterilize it. This plant material is known as an explant. The explant is put into a sterile jar of media with nutrients and plant growth regulators which helps …

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Plant Tissue Culture Project

Deforestation Loss

Plant Tissue Culture Project Every day we lose 100 plant and animal species to deforestation.  Palm oil plantations, timber cutting, and development are destroying jungles and forests at an incredible rate.  Destruction has left us with only 1/3 of Earth’s forests.  Plants are not like animals that can move around during …

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Home Plant Tissue Culture Made Easy

Plant Tissue Culture: A Home-Based Guide (How to Practice Plant Tissue Culture on a Budget)Buy NOW! Learn how to practice at home on a budget. More and more plant tissue cultured aquarium plants are coming available.  They’re becoming affordable too and we can see them in many shops regularly now. …

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NaDCC Pool Chemical as an Explant Sterilization Tool

Cryptocoryne undulata in vitro

Sterilization of your explants for plant tissue culture is a very important step in creating cultures of viable productive vessels.  There are many ways to go about sterilizing plant material to inoculate your cultures with a new plant.  NaDCC is a very effective and affordable means for those that practice …

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Tissue Culture of Nepenthes Update

Vessel of Nepenthes in Home Plant Tissue Culture

Have acquired some Nepenthes (Suratensis x Mirabilis Var. Globosa)x allardii and put them in tissue culture. These were put in this media about 6 weeks ago and just thought Id show the progress they are making. The yellow media is a rooting medium mixed to provide nutrients to make root growth …

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Plant Tissue Culture at Biotope One

Plant tissue culture is a valuable tool that offers a means to propagate plants that are hard to produce in conventional means.  Even those that are somewhat readily multiplied traditionally can benefit from plant tissue culture.  We utilize plant tissue culture at Biotope One to build the plant library and …

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