Cotton Pollen Tube Growth

Diana Wolf dewolf at
Thu Sep 7 16:31:52 EST 1995

In article <42i7n7$5v0 at>, "Thomas C. Mahan"
<tmahan at> wrote:

> I've been trying to grow some cotton pollen and am having some real 
> fungus problems. I need to find a procedure for pollen sterilization as 
> well as a protocol for growing the pollen tubes.  Any help would be 
> greatly appreciated.
> Thomas C. Mahan

Kayri Havens 1994. American Journal of Botany 81(2):161-165 grows pollen
tubes on a nutrient medium in petri dishes.  the nutrient medium is
described in Brewbaker & Kwack, 1963.  AJB 50:859-865


Diana Wolf
Biology Department
Indiana University

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