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Course Title[Course Code]:Genetics in Tissue Culture[Gen 425]

Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Genetics
Program: Agricultural biotechnology
Compulsory / Elective:Elective
Undergraduate(Third Year-First Semester)
Hours:
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( 2 ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
Growth and development of plant cells and tissues in vitro.•Callus culture, •Cell suspension culture, •Organ culture, •Protoplast culture, •Organogenesis, •Embryogenesis. In vitro culture: physical, genetic, chemical and genotypic factors. Assessment of growth and development in vitro. Problems in plant tissue culture (Recalcitrance, Contamination, Phenolic Browning, Seasonal Variation)