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High-efficiency regeneration of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) plants from leaf discs

L Geng, L Niu, C Shu, F Song, D Huang, J Zhang

Abstract


A high-efficiency regeneration system for peanut plants was established. The regeneration frequency of leaf discs reached 40.9% on Murashige and Skoog medium supplemented with 0.5 mg l-1 naphthylacetic acid and 0.5 mg l-1 thidiazuron. The regenerated shoots elongated, developed roots and produced seeds. This procedure was highly efficient and is feasible for the genetic transformation of peanuts.

Key words: Peanut, regeneration, high efficiency.




http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB11.1005
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