Arabidopsis seedlings - Root growth on agar surface

Vijaykumar Veerappan vijaymull at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 20 12:12:55 EST 2004


Hi,
      Sometimes when I grow Arabidopsis seedlings on agar plates
( 0.5 x MS,1% sucrose,0.8% Agar) ,the roots are not penetrating into the media
  instead grow upwards.Hence the seedling growth is not uniform.

Please give me some suggestions to get-over this problem.

thanks,

Vijay
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Texas Tech University
Lubbock,TX



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