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Challenges for Food and Nutrition Security in the Americas: Costa Rica and its commitment to sustainability
As a small nation with high biodiversity and an extensive system of protected areas, Costa Rica will face particular challenges regarding food security over the next few years. Thus, whatever development model the country ...
Factores que influyen en la embriogénesis somática in vitro de palmas (Arecaceae)
Factors affecting in vitro somatic embryogenesis of palms (Arecaceae)
La embriogénesis somática (ES) es una vía de desarrollo in vitro que presenta una serie de ventajas sobre otras técnicas utilizadas para la regeneración de palmas. Esta técnica tiene gran potencial para superar las ...
Transcription analysis of softening-related genes during postharvest of papaya fruit (Carica papaya L. ‘Pococí’ hybrid)
Fruit of Carica papaya L. (papaya) has several post-harvest problems mainly caused by quick softening that reduces its shelf life. This softening is directly related to degradation and modification of cell wall oligosaccharides. ...
Biology of the papaya plant
The papaya plant (Carica papaya L.) has been described with a large variety of adjectives, which acknowledge the structural and functional complexity and the high phenotypic plasticity of this giant tropical herb (León ...
Improved high-efficiency protocol for somatic embryogenesis in Peach Palm (Bactris gasipaes Kunth) using RITA® temporary immersion system
Bactris gasipaes Kunth (Arecaceae) is an Amazonian palm cultivated mainly for the production of fruits and heart of palm. Biotechnological tools based on somatic embryogenesis (SE) can be used for improvement and germplasm ...
Papaya (Carica papaya) is a semiwoody, usually single-stemmed, herbaceous plant (Fig. 1). It originated along the Caribbean lowlands of Mesoamerica and is now extensively and exclusively distributed in tropical and subtropical ...
Propagación asexual de azul de mata (Justicia tinctoria (Oerst.) D.N. Gibson, Fam. Acanthaceae) por medio de estacas
Asexual propagation bluebush (Justicia tinctoria (Oerst.) D.N. Gibson, Fam. Acanthaceae) by cuttings
Se evaluó el efecto de dosis de ácido indolbutírico (0, 500, 1000 o 1500 ppm), la posición de donde se toma la estaca (basal, medial o terminal), el tamaño de la estaca (6, 10 o 14 cm), la ausencia o ...
Vanilla protoplasts: isolation and electrofusion
The vanilla plant is an orchid mainly commercialized for the production of vanillin. This compound is considered the second largest natural flavoring source in the world. In recent years, ...
In vitro propagation of bamboo species through axillary shoot proliferation: a review
Bamboos, very relevant plants in many countries around the world, are propagated at large scale with extreme difficulties. Use of seeds is challenging because of plant’s sporadic flowering and long flowering cycles, together ...