IN VITRO MULTIPLICATION OF BACOPA MONNIERI AND CENTELLA ASIATICA
A. K. BAJPAI *
Department of Genetics, Faculty of life science, Barkatullah University, Bhopal - India -462026
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Nodal, and leaf explants of Bacopa monnieri and Centella asiatica, species were Cultured in Murashig and Skoog's medium supplemented with different concentrations of Auxins and Kinetins. MS medium with 3.0 mg/I BAP and 0.5 mg/I IAA support the formation of shootlets and rootlets of Bacopa monnieriwhile 2.5 mg/I BAP, 0.5 mg/I NAA and 0.1 mg/I IBA shows formation of shootlets and rootlets in Centella asiatica. Ongoing culture studies will help in conservation of these valuable medicinal plants.
Keywords: Bacopa monnieri, Centella asiatica, In vitro, conservation, Medicinal plants