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Romanian in Vitro Bryophyte Collection and its Role for Conservation

Gina Cogălniceanu
Published Online: 2015-03-03 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ahbb-2014-0001


The in vitro bryophyte collection of the Institute of Biology Bucharest represents the first initiative at national level for bryophyte ex-situ conservation using biotechnological techniques. Micro-propagation and medium-term storage protocols have been developed for 25 bryophyte species of both liverworts and mosses. The collection serves for conservation as well as for research and biotechnological purposes.

Keywords: bryophytes; in vitro collection; ex-situ conservation; axenic micro-propagation


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Received: 2014-04-14

Accepted: 2014-08-25

Published Online: 2015-03-03

Published in Print: 2014-11-01

Citation Information: Acta Horti Botanici Bucurestiensis, Volume 41, Issue 1, Pages 5–11, ISSN (Online) 2359-7089, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ahbb-2014-0001.

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