publication . Article . 2015

In vitro germination of desert rose varieties(

Tatiane Lemos Varella; Gizelly M. da Silva; Kaliane Zaira Camacho Maximiliano da Cruz; Andréia Izabel Mikovski; Josué Ribeiro da Silva Nunes; Ilio Fealho de Carvalho; Maurecilne Lemes da Silva;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2015 Journal: Ornamental Horticulture, volume 21, issue 2, pages 227-234
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Floricultura e Plantas Ornamentais
Abstract
<jats:p>The drought stress resistance is a characteristic of the desert rose and its estimable beauty flowers, which gave it great relevance in the ornamental market. However, the desert rose production and germination is hampered by possible sterility of their male and female flowers and frequent problems in pollination, so the tissue culture is a promising alternative to the propagation of these plants. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of gibberellic acid on four commercial varieties of desert rose (Adenium obesum) cultivated in vitro. The seeds of the varieties ‘Orange Pallet’, ‘Carnation violet’, ‘Diamond ring’ and ‘Vermiliont’ were sterilized and ino...
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Adenium obesum, cultivo in vitro, planta ornamental, ácido giberélico, lcsh:Plant culture, lcsh:SB1-1110, Agronomy, Biology, Desert rose, Carnation, biology.organism_classification, Germination, Seedling, Horticulture, Adenium obesum, Ornamental plant, Gibberellic acid, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Orange (colour)
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