Commercial Production of Ornamental Tropical Foliage Plants: Micropropagation

Florida nursery operators need to understand plant propagation principles and techniques so they can grow enough plants for sale. Micropropagation is a way to culture plant tissue to rapidly propagate a large number of plants. This 4-page fact sheet presents an overview of micropropagation to help growers evaluate it as a propagation technique for their own nursery operations. Written by J. Chen and R. J. Henny, and published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, May 2015. (Photo: J. Chen, UF/IFAS)
Figure 2. Plant tissue is placed into a sterile culture vessel. Credit: J. Chen, UF/IFAS


Posted: July 2, 2015

Category: Agriculture, Crops
Tags: Apopka REC, Environmental Horticulture Department, Jianjun Chen, Richard J. Henny, Tropical Foliage Plants

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