Plant Tissue Culture Section
Plant tissue culture is a technology wherein an explants (cell, tissue or organ) is grown in an artificial nutrient medium under aseptic conditions. This technology is highly fruitful in the conservation of rare, endangered and threatened species that propagate very slowly by other methods and for economically important plants that need to be produced in mass scale. Established in1976 A.D. It is the pioneer plant tissue culture laboratory of the nation and has developed the protocols of more than 118 different plant species.