Optimising production of carrot hairy roots

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  • H.J. Ridgway
  • J. Kandula
  • A. Stewart

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https://doi.org/10.30843/nzpp.2004.57.6893

Abstract

This research describes the production of carrot hairy roots for monoxenic culture of New Zealand arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) Induction of hairy roots on mature carrot root sections was carried out using Agrobacterium rhizogenes isolate A4T that had been grown in either LauriaBertani (/ acetosyringone) or Yeast Mannitol medium (24 or 48 h incubation) Results showed both methods could initiate hairy root production The source of the carrots was one of the most important factors with mature freshly harvested carrots showing better hairy root production compared to coolstored carrots Dissection of the cortex to expose the cambium had a positive effect on the least optimal treatment

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2004-08-01

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Ridgway, H., Kandula, J., & Stewart, A. (2004). Optimising production of carrot hairy roots. New Zealand Plant Protection, 57, 77-80. https://doi.org/10.30843/nzpp.2004.57.6893

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