Unformatted text preview: used to obtain a disease free clone. 2. Callus culture . The plant tissue is induced to form undifferentiated growth or a callus, then induced to differentiate into the various organs by finding the proper balance of hormones. In meristem culture organs are already differentiated, so epidermal cells give rise to more epidermal cells. In callus culture any cell could become an epidermal cell or any other organ. Auxin is used to promote roots, and cytokinin promotes shoots. Last modified: 01:21 - Nov 29, 2000 Quicklink: http://overgrow.com/growfaq/407 GrowFAQ © 2000-2004 Overgrow faq:407 "What is tissue culture?" Compiled by QMP3T...
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- Physiology, Cellular differentiation, Cell culture