made in plant tissue culture. At present tissueculture finds extensive application in horticulturein several countries. Though some achievementshave been made, commercial utilization of tissueculture is still not to the satisfaction in all themajor crops .
Merits of Micro Propagation:
1. Tissue culture helps in rapid multiplication of true plats throughout the year.2. A new plant can be regenerated from aminiature plant part, whereas in conventionalmethods a shoot of considerable length isrequired.3. Large number of plants can be produced inculture tubes in small space with uniform growthand productivity of growing them in large area innursery.4. Plants raised by tissue culture are free fromdiseases.5. Tissue culture coupled with somatichybridization helps in evolving new cultivar in ashort time.