Microspore embryogenesis through anther culture in Citrus clementina Hort. ex Tan

Maria Germana', Maria Antonietta Germanà, Benedetta Chiancone

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Abstract

Anther culture is a biotechnological method that allows to obtain, in one step, homozygous plants, very important to plant breeding, due to their numerous applications in mutation research, selection, genome sequencing, genetic analysis, and transformation. To induce the microspores, i.e., the immature male gametes, to switch from the normal gametophytic pathway to the sporophytic one, it is necessary to submit them to a type of stress, such as high or low temperature, starvation, or magnetic field. Stress can be applied to the donor plants and/or the fl oral buds or the anthers or the isolated microspores, before or during the culture. In this chapter, the protocol to induce gametic embryogenesis from anther culture of several cultivars of Citrus clementina Hort. ex Tan. is reported.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteIN VITRO EMBRYOGENESIS IN HIGHER PLANTS series "Methods in Molecular Biology"
Pagine475-487
Numero di pagine13
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2016

Serie di pubblicazioni

NomeMETHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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