Term of Anther Culture

Term of Anther Culture:

Culture of excised anther on a suitable nutritive medium. Embryoids and subsequently haploid plants can be formed by taking anthers at a certain stage of development and culturing under appropriate condition of medium etc. In some species, isolated pollens may be cultured to exclude possible of plantlets being derived from somatic cells of anthers. In pollen culture, another tissue may have to be used as nursing tissue.