Wednesday, 15 May 2013
5.18 understand how micropropagation can be used to produce commercial quantities of identical plants (clones) with desirable characteristics
In micropropagation, plant clippings are taken and put in a growth medium. They will develop into a new plant with the same DNA. This means that every plant made from the clippings of one plant will be clones with exactly the same characteristics. If many clippings are taken then you will have many clones.