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Tissue culture of asparagus plants


Frank H. Takatori
Toshio Murashige
James I. Stillman

Authors Affiliations

Frank H. Takatori is Associate Specialist, Department of Vegetable Crops; Toshio Murashige is Assistant Plant Physiologist, Department of Horticultural Science; James I. Still man is Laboratory Technician, Department of Vegetable Crops, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 21(8):8-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n08p8. August 1967.

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The wide variability in plant characteristics within any given variety of asparagus has long been recognized. Many of the characteristics are sex-linked, which adds to the variability factor since asparagus are dioecious plants. In field plantings it is not uncommon to obtain two-fold differences in spear size and production between adjacent crowns.

Takatori F, Murashige T, Stillman J. 1967. Tissue culture of asparagus plants. Hilgardia 21(8):8-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n08p8
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