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How Using the Correct Soilless Media Will Help Your Success with Tissue Culture Propagation

Tissue culture (also called “in vitro culture” or “micro-propagation”) is one method of cloning plants that is becoming more and more common. In many ways, it is similar to clonal propagation by cuttings; in each method, part of the plant is removed from a stock plant and after a multiplication stage (in an enclosed, sterile environment in the case of tissue culture) is placed in a rooting environment and then acclimated to the real world. Choosing the correct soilless medium for the rooting and acclimation process, ex vitro, can help reduce losses with tissue culture propagated plants.
Read More in The Sun Gro’er Issue 3/2 (2005)