Growing plants is obviously important for their many products -food, fiber, medicinal products, aesthetic value and energy. The significance of plants to our economy leads to efforts to growing fields of biotechnology to provide new methods of plant improvement.
Students learn some tissue culture techniques: culture media, dissecting tools and sample explants for horticulture.
Students learn how their class lectures relate to some of the most important processes in plants: growth and development.
Students can acquire important laboratory skills.
Plant tissue culture is an employable skill and it is worth mentioning on any resume.
Lecture –Theory of Plant Tissue Culture: 40 minutes
Demonstration on medium preparation, 1L MS medium: 40 minutes
Demonstration on explants sterilization using carrot root: 45 minutes
Student hands on of sub culturing method using Bacopa shoots and nodal segments: 60 minutes
Student hands on of transferring tissue culture seedling to pot in nursery: 60 minutes