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Current State Of The Art Of The Use Of Tissue Culture Techniques In Vegetative Propagation Of Coconut In The Philippines

Tissue culture  of coconuts in the Philippines towards the development of a clonal method  of propagating the highly heterozygous coconut palm is still in its infarn . Embryo culture  how ever, particularly the Makapuno coconut has been worked out and has now been adopted commercially. Constraints such as the lack of funds to sustain a project to a considerable length of time to achieve a breakthrough, not to mention  the high degree of secrecy  of the progress of the work, are matters  that hinder the faster development of the technology in the country.

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