Biotechnology - Plant Cell Culture

Exercise :: Plant Cell Culture - Section 1

  • Plant Cell Culture - Section 1
11. 

The phenomenon of the reversion of mature cells to the meristematic state leading to the formation of callus is known as

A. redifferentiation
B. dedifferentiation
C. either (a) or (b)
D. none of these

Answer: Option B

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12. 

Cell fusion method includes the preparation of large number of

A. plant cells stripped of their cell wall
B. single plant cell stripped of their cell wall
C. plant cells with cell wall
D. cells from different species

Answer: Option B

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13. 

Subculturing is similar to propagation by cuttings because

A. it separates multiple microshoots and places them in a medium
B. it uses scions to produce new microshoots
C. they both use in vitro growing conditions
D. all of the above

Answer: Option A

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14. 

The ability of the component cells of callus to form a whole plant is known as

A. redifferentiation
B. dedifferentiation
C. either (a) or (b)
D. none of these

Answer: Option A

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15. 

What is/are the benefit(s) of micropropagation or clonal propagation?

A. Rapid multiplication of superior clones
B. Multiplication of disease free plants
C. Multiplication of sexually derived sterile hybrids
D. All of the above

Answer: Option D

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