The Visit To The Tissue Culture production centre of NIHORTS
Variety is the spice of life mostly applied to the horticulture industry. Commercialising new plant varieties is essential.
Tissue culture is turning one plant with the desired characteristics into tens of thousands of identical plants in as fast as few months?
Surviving seedling from tissue culturing.
Tissue culture is the process that enable the multiplication of several millions of seedlings over a short term period.
This is relatively a new field in the Nigerian system which the new entrant can easily benefitted from
Plants that can be tissue cultured multiplied are pineapple, banana, plantain etc. The seedling are left for some month to acclimatise to the host environment before later transplanting them.