Production of Large Amounts of Plant Tissue by Submerged Culture

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Science  02 Oct 1959:
Vol. 130, Issue 3379, pp. 863-864
DOI: 10.1126/science.130.3379.863


The growth rate of plant tissue cultures is substantially increased through the use of a large-volume carboy system. Aeration is considered to be the most important factor. With this system, yields of a pound or more of tissue can be obtained within 2 weeks.