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In vitro conservation of sweetpotato – OP26

urIn vitro sweetpotato germplasm conservation utilizes tissue culture techniques reducing plantlets growth. This is done applying incubation at low temperate. The methods described below allow the medium-term conservation of about 5,500 sweetpotato genotypes, following subculture procedures approximately every one year . 

Authors: International Potato Center , International Potato Center

Contributors: Segundo Fuentes, Segundo Fuentes

Subjects: In vitro conservation of sweetpotato germplasm

Pages: 8

Publisher: International Potato Center (CIP)

Publication Date: September 14, 2010

Keywords: In vitro germplasm conservation, In vitro micropropagation, Tissue culture