Exercises - January 22 You will learn soon about...

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Exercises January 8 Consider and discuss the anatomy of the carrot root in comparison to what you are seeing in the cultures. 2,4-D is a synthetic auxin. Who first synthesized it? January 15 - Identify a plant that is of interest to you that has been cultured in vitro (any part of the plant can have been cultured for any purpose). Write a detailed description of the medium used, listing all components and concentrations. As best you can, identify why each component is there.
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Unformatted text preview: January 22 You will learn soon about adventitious shoot production in vitro. Is this what occurs in your cauliflower cultures? Why do you think it is or is not? What could you do to test your theory? Color in coleus is hypothesized to be due to a combination of Medelian genetics, chimeras, and transposable elements. What is a chimera? What is a transposable element? How would you sort out the cause of the color variation that is present?...
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