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Tissue culture of Spondias mangifera (L) : An important medicinal plant for control of diarrhoea

Indu Kumari* & It K. Pandey
Plant Biotechnology Laboratory,
University Department of Botany, Ranchi University, Ranchi,-834008, Jharkhand, India

Received 11th June, 2008 ; Revised 27th August, 2008

Abstract : Explants of Spondias mangifera L. were cultured on Murashige and Skoog’s medium(MS) supplemented with 2,4-D,IBA,NAA,and BAP alone or in combination. Shoot tip, leaf, node and stem were the best suited explant for callus formation, when the media was supplemented with any auxin in slightly higher concentration, most suitable medium noted for shoot formation was that of BAP (2 mgl-1 + IAA (1 mg1-1), shoot developed was rooted the best in MS medium with 0.5 mgl-1 NAA.

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