OPPORTUNITIES FOR IN VITRO INTRODUCTION AND STORAGE OF ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA L.

Stanislava Stateva

Abstract


Bulgaria is renowned for its wealth of wildlife medicinal plants. Intensive collection of medicinal plants in recent years has to be addressed to preserve them. The plant species Asclepias tuberosa L., commonly referred to as butterfly, is a perennial species found on rocky forests. In order to avoid the disappearance of the species and the search for an accelerated propagation rate, it requires its research in vitro. When introducing seeds under controlled conditions, the effectiveness of different sterilizing solutions is tested. A method of shooting with ethyl alcohol and bleach at different concentration and exposure was applied.

Keywords


Аsclepias tuberosa L., medical appearance, sterilization, in vitro.

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