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Cell Biology
The use of some cell technologies in grape breeding
1Piven N. M., 1Kuksova V. B., 1Usefovitch L. V., 1Makhorina O. K.
  1. Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering, Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR
    Kiev, USSR


The possibilities of application of some cell engineering methods for grape breeding were studied. The method of microclonal propagation in vitro using adventitious shoot formation by 6-benzylaminopurine allows to multiply genetically identical plant material. The methods of plant regeneration from callus tissues via organogenesis or somatic embryogenesis can be recommended for creation of new genotypes in particular tetraploids. The frequency of polyploid plant formation can be increased by mutagenic treatments of forming or embryogenic calli with gamma-rays or colchicine.


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