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Zuraida Rahman, A.R., Izzati, K.F.L., Nazreena, O.A., Radziah, C.M.Z.C., Asyikin, S.G.S.N. and Sreeramanan, S. (2014) In Vitro Regeneration of Curcuma caesia Plantlets from Basal Part and via Somatic Embryogenesis. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 5, 363- 372.
http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/abb.2014.54044

has been cited by the following article:

  • TITLE: Micropropagation of Curcuma Sp., a Threatened Medicinal Plant

    AUTHORS: Phan Van Tan

    KEYWORDS: Curcuma Sp., Humate, In Vitro Culture, Multiple Bud, Shoot Multiplication

    JOURNAL NAME: Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, Vol.7 No.10, October 31, 2016

    ABSTRACT: A rapid and improved micropropagation protocol was developed for Curcuma sp., a threatened and high value medicinal plant, using main bud sprout and top of rhizome sprout as explants. Stepwise optimization of different plant is to change the growth regulator, reduce the level of macro-nutrition and add humate. The present study has created multiple shoot and root induction and plantlet in vitro culture, transfers the plantlet to ex vitro. The M2 medium (MS’s macronutrition 1/4, MS’s micronutrition + Morel’s vitamine + coconut milk 10% + sucrose 25 g/l + humate 1.0 ml/l + agar 7.5 g/l + 2,4D 0.5 mg/l + BAP1.0 mg/l + TDZ 1.0 mg/l) is the highest ratio of callus induction. The TA3 medium (MS’s macronutrition 1/4+ MS’s micronutrition + Morel’s vitamin+ coconut milk 10% + sucrose 25g/l + humate 2.0 ml/l + 2,4 D 0.5 mg/l + Kinetin 2.0 mg/l + TDZ 1.0 mg/l + BAP 1.0 mg/l2 + NAA 2.0 mg/l + activated carbon 2.0 g/l) is able to create buds and regeneration multiple bud for Curcuma sp. TA3 medium adding IAA 2 mg/l and IBA 0.5 mg/l has resulted in the highest indices of quantity, healthy shoot and large diameter of roots. A large number of healthy plantlets are induced by the medium of MS’s macronutrients 1/2, MS’s micronutrients full, Morel’s vitamin, humate 3 g/l, coconut milk 150 ml/l, activated carbon 3 g/l, composition phytohormone: IAA 2 mg/l + BAP 2 mg/l + TDZ 0.5 mg/l. Further studies should focus on optimizing the humate concentration for these species of Zingiberaceae. The duration of the research is from 5/2015 to 4/2016 at Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, Tay Nguyen University, Vietnam.