International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017


Caulogenesis and Chlorophyll Content in STEVIA REBAUDIANA (BERT) Bertoni by Using Glutamine in the Culture Medium

R. Thilakavathy | M. Jagadeesan


Abstract: - Incorporation of Glutamine in MS medium significantly enhanced direct shoot bud induction from nodal explants from juvenile plants of S. rebaudiana. Shoot bud induction medium was supplemented with BAP (2.5mgl-1) and IAA (2.5mgl-1) When the concentration of Glutamine in the induction medium 100mgL-1. There was significant increase in percentage response along with healthy, well developed with dark green broader leaves. Here was remarkable increase in total biomass and chlorophyll content at 100mgl-1 Level in the medium. During the proliferation stage, also presence of Glutamine in the medium favored increase in shoots bud number per explants.


Keywords: S rebaudiana, MS medium, Glutamine, chlorophyll


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 1961 - 1963


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