Plant Tissue Cult. 5(2) : 125-129, 1995
A Study of Relationship Between Growth Regulators and Browning in Pistacia vera Calli
Zaheer Ahmad, Athar Hussain1, Nasreen Zaidi, Muhammad Zafar Iqbal2 and Farrukh Hassan Shah
Biotechnology and Food Research Centre, PCSIR Laboratories Complex, Lahore-54600, Pakistan
Browning, Growth regulators, Screening, Pistacia
Time taken in complete browning of Pistacia vera calli depended on concentration and combinations of plant growth regulators present in induction media. Calli induced in medium supplemented with NAA (2/5 mg/1) alone or NAA (5 mg/1) + Kn (2.5 mg/1) remained white-green for 10-13 weeks.