Tumor Formation in Sunflower Using A281 Strain of Agrobacterium tumefaciens


Binboga-Meral U.

JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES-TARIM BILIMLERI DERGISI, vol.13, no.3, pp.166-168, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES-TARIM BILIMLERI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.166-168

Abstract

One week old in vitro plantlets of nine lines selected from genotype Ekiz of sunflower were used in this study. Leaf, petiole and immature cotyledon explants from each line were treated with oncogenic A281 strain of Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Tumors induction started on all explants with in 6-7 days of culture and 100% tumor formation was observed on all explants after 4 weeks of culture.