Attempt all the problem.
problem 1) What are somaclonal variations? prepare their advantages and limitations in micropropagation.
problem 2) describe the stages of micropropagation. Which is most critical stage? describe the reason?
problem 3) prepare detailed notes on:
a) Problems in micropropagation of forest trees.
b) Micropropagation of ornamentals.
problem 4) Draw a design of a commercial micropropagation laboratory cum unit. Label the subunits. Indicate the flow of elite explant till a number of regenerents.
problem 5) Describe the advantages of anther / pollen culture over conventional methods of obtaining homozygous diploid progeny.
problem 6) prepare short notes on:
a) Somatic hybrids in agriculture.
b) Synthetic seed.