Biotechnology





ACHIEVEMENTS

Established the protocols for cell/tissue culture, somatic embryogenesis, micropropagation and protoplast culture in sugarcane

Established the methodology for somatic embryogenesis, micropropagation and protoplast culture in banana

Established liquid culture for shoot multiplication and root induction in vegetatively propagated (sugarcane and banana) crops

Methodologies of in-vitro mutagenesis has been perfected in sugarcane and banana

Establish the protocol for molecular markers in sugarcane and banana

Establish the PCR-based method, with internal control, for detection of Banana Bunchy Top Virus (BBTV)

Establish the protocol for direct regeneration in sugarcane