Cell and Tissue Culture
Cell and tissue culture
In a nutshell
Using individual plant cells, entire plants are regenerated on growth media in the lab.
Quickly generate many identical offspring of one plant.
Any crop and tissue type requires its own “recipe”.
Since the beginning of the 20th century. Practical use from the 1970s onwards.
Application at KWS
Cultivation of sugarbeets, maize, rapeseed, wheat, barley and rye.