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Marble Amber – Somatic Embryogenesis for Disease-free Sugarcane

The is the first in a series of presentation ¬†which were presented at the Agricultural Research and Variety Testing Unit’s recently concluded seminar. ¬†Each of the presentation will be looking at technological solutions for solving existing problems in Barbados agriculture.

This presentation specifically looks at the use of somatic embryogenesis, a type of tissue culture, and a possible avenue for large scale production planting material free from Ratoon Stunting Disease a wide spread problem locally