HomeInternational Rice Research Notesvol. 22 no. 2 (1997)

Callus Induction and Plant Regeneration from Anther Culture of Six High-Yielding Indica/Basmati Crosses

Pritpal S. Dhaliwal | A S. Sindhu | R Sandhu-gill | B Singh | G S. Sindhu | S S. Rosal

Discipline: Agriculture



Anther culture of F 1 hybrids facilitates recovery of rare gene combinations in a small population of doubled haploids (DH). Two main problems limit exploitation of anther culture from indica rices: low frequencies of callusing from cultured anthers and green plant regeneration from calli.