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|Title:||Breeding Spathoglottis spp. for Commercial potted orchids|
|Keywords:||Breeding;Chromosome number;Hybrids;Seed germination;Self pollination|
|Publisher:||International Workshop on Ornamental Plants|
|Abstract:||In this study, Spathoglottis plicata var. alba, S. kimballiana and S. plicata were selfed and crossed. Suitable time for harvesting the fruits was about 25-30 days after pollination. Color, shape and size of fruits were recorded. Seeds were germinated on modified Vacin and Went (1949) agar medium. Self and cross-pollination gave variation in germination of seed. Twenty-five-day-old fruit was the most suitable for germination. Self pollination of S. plicata var. alba gave the highest germination of 100%. Chromosome numbers of S. plicata var. alba, S. kimballiana and S. plicata were 40, 38 and 40, respectively.|
|Appears in Collections:||Plant Science: International Proceedings|
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