Plant Tissue culture

What is Plant Tissue culture? – Definition

Plant tissue culture is a technique with which plant cells, tissues or organs are grown on artificial nutrient medium, either static or liquid, under aseptic and controlled conditions.

It has become possible to cultivate cells in quantity, clones of single cell, a whole plant from single cell, tissue or organ – in vitro with the use of various tissue culture techniques.

To know what are the techniques used in tissue culture to grow an organ or whole plant on artificial media visit Tissue culture Techniques and Principles