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Somatic Embryogenesis of Cork Oak (Quercus suber L.): Influence of Culture Medium on the Secondary Somatic Regeneration

In this chapter, we present the technique of somatic embryogenesis applied to cork oak (Quercus suber L). Also, we will show how the effectiveness of this technique can be improved based on the phase of secondary somatic embryogenesis. Specially, we try to demonstrate the effect of the culture medium composition on the massive multiplication of…
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July 29, 2020 0

Study of Diversity in Some Moroccan Population of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.)

To study Moroccan saffron germplasm variability relating to different agro-morphological and phenological traits, 969 saffron corms (accessions) were collected from thirteen different sites located in traditional saffron area of Taliouine-Taznakht. The study confirmed a wide range of phenotypic variability within and between populations. The variance analysis revealed that the mother corm weight (MCW), taken as…
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January 7, 2020 0

AYA and HANA: New Seedless Mandarin’s Triploid Hybrids Selected in Morocco

Seedlessness is a major objective in Morocco Citrus improvement programme. Triploidy has played an important role in the development of new seedless mandarin cultivars for fresh fruit market and has received increasing attention for the consumers. Citrus triploid hybrids can be recovered through 2x x 2x taking advantage of the unreduced (2n) gametes formation. 2x…
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August 2, 2019 0