Tissue culture is a conservation technique that is used to maintain or grow plant cells, tissues or organs under sterile conditions on a nutrient culture medium of known composition. Plant tissue culture is widely used to produce clones of a plant in a method known as micropropagation.
Tissue culture activities are;
⦁ Plant tissue culture media preparation
⦁ Initiation of plants from the greenhouse/field
⦁ Preservation of the initiated plantlets
⦁ Acclimatization of plants from the lab to the field.