Shoot Regeneration from Leaf Explants of Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal

  • Aruna Girish JOSHI The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Faculty of Science, Department of Botany, Vadodara
  • Mainavati A. PADHYA The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Faculty of Science, Department of Botany, Vadodara
Keywords: cytokinin, regeneration, shoot buds

Abstract

Regeneration from leaf explants of Withania somnifera (L.) for mass propagation was studied on Murashige and Skoog’s medium supplemented with Kinetin (Kn) and 6-benzylaminopurine (BAP) alone or in combination. Shoot buds were induced from the midrib on the abaxial side in presence of Kn and BAP (4 µM). These shoot buds developed into shoots on the same medium. Rooting of these shoots was achieved in 0.5 µM of IBA.

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Author Biography

Aruna Girish JOSHI, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Faculty of Science, Department of Botany, Vadodara
Sr.Lecturer Department Of Botany Faculty of Science The Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda VADODARA
Published
2010-03-09
How to Cite
JOSHI, A. G., & PADHYA, M. A. (2010). Shoot Regeneration from Leaf Explants of Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal. Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 2(1), 63-65. https://doi.org/10.15835/nsb213609
Section
Research articles
CITATION
DOI: 10.15835/nsb213609

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