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Micropropagation
is the technique used to clone plants.…read more

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Found at the tip of shoots and rounds,
if removed it can develop into a
genetically identical new plant.…read more

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The meristem is
cut into small
pieces called
explants
Explants are grown
on a sterile aerated
medium like
agar jelly.…read more

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The cells divide by mitosis
producing a mass of
undifferentiated cells...…read more

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Each callus is subdivided and
individually allowed to develop into
a
plantlet!…read more

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When the plantlets
have reached a
suitable size
they are
transplanted into
sterile soil.…read more

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