Totipotency of Cells from Fruit Pericarp Tissue in vitro

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Science  02 Nov 1962:
Vol. 138, Issue 3540, pp. 595-596
DOI: 10.1126/science.138.3540.595


Callus derived from avocado fruit pericarp grown in vitro for several generations developed roots with stele, endodermis, cortex, epidermis, and root cap. No correlation between environment and root production was demonstrated.