English   español  
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/36624
Share/Impact:
Statistics
logo share SHARE   Add this article to your Mendeley library MendeleyBASE
Visualizar otros formatos: MARC | Dublin Core | RDF | ORE | MODS | METS | DIDL
Exportar a otros formatos:

Title

Successful establishment of in vitro cultures of Prunus cerasifera hybrids by embryo culture of immature fruits

AuthorsArbeloa Matute, Arancha ; Daorden Álvarez, María Elena; García Martín, Elena ; Marín Velázquez, Juan Antonio
Keywordsrootstock breeding
embryo rescue
micropropagation
myrobalan
apricot
Issue Date2003
PublisherInternational Society for Horticultural Science
CitationActa horticulturae 616: 375-378 (2003)
AbstractRapid obtaining of clonal plants is desirable to shorten crossing programs in fruit tree breeding. In this work, seedling germination and multiplication in vitro allowed us to establish successful in vitro cultures of hybrid seedlings. As a part of a breeding program in apricot rootstocks, we have obtained interespecific hybrid seeds after cross-pollination: myrobalan x apricot (Prunus cerasifera  armeniaca). Immature fruits were harvested and embryos, isolated in aseptic conditions, were grown in culture medium. From a total of 419 seeds, we obtained a germination rate of 81.4%, succeeding in the rescue of 73% of aborting seeds. The successful micropropagation and acclimatization methods applied, yielded a high number of cloned plants from every cultured embryo, allowing us to obtain soil-established plants in a very short time. Advantages of in vitro germination and micropropagation versus conventional methods have been assessed from the point of view of the length of the process and the number of clonal plants obtained.
DescriptionISHS Acta Horticulturae 616: I International Symposium on Acclimatization and Establishment of Micropropagated Plants. 4 Pag., 2 Tabl. The definitive version is available at: http://www.actahort.org/
Publisher version (URL)http://www.pubhort.org/actahort/books/616/616_56.htm
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/36624
ISSN0567-7572
Appears in Collections:(EEAD) Artículos
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
ArbeloaA_ActaHort_2003.pdf26,96 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
View/Open
Show full item record
Review this work
 


WARNING: Items in Digital.CSIC are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.