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Mass-production plant cloning process

March 17, 2006—

Photos contributed by lab assistant Maya Farah illustrate the process:


plantcloning-03-big.jpgEach “callus” is a cluster of cells that start differentiating as they grow in a special medium.



plantcloning-04-big.jpgPlantlets growing in special medium.



plantcloning-05-big.jpgPlantlet growing in soil.



plantcloning-06-big.jpgFinal step: transplanting.


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