Sachin Nirpane, Narayan Pandhure
Abstract: Celosia argentea L. is a herbaceous plant belongs to family Amaranthaceous. Traditionally the plant material is used for the treatment of jaundice, gonorrhea, wounds and fever. The leaves are also used for the treatment of inflammations, fever and itching. The seeds are bitter, useful in blood diseases, mouth sores. They are efficacious remedy in diarrhea. Hence, in vitro techniques for multiplication of Celosia argentea was developed using apical buds and shoot tip as an explant.
Keywords: Celosia argentia, Multiplication MS media,