SOMACLONAL VARIATION: A New Technique for Propagation

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Plants produced by tissue culture techniques are sometimes not true to type and the variations can be guided to develop new characteristics such as disease resistance, etc.; the hidden resources of the somatic cells are tapped, AU81-164; AU82-27; AU81-21; 24
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SOMACLONAL VARIATION: The Prize Offered by Eric E. Young It was instituted in October 1981 with the objective to produce a somatic hybrid between two genera not compatible, or two or more taxa whi ch are widely separated phylogenetically. OR82-6 0
SOMACLONAL VARIATION: What Is It? The Eric E. Young Somatic Hybrid Prize is $50,000 to be awarded to the first person to produce a non-sexual hybrid between two or more taxa widely separated phylogenetically; refer to A82-45; 492 0

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