Trends in the use of tissue culture, applications and future aspects

  • Baan Munim Twaij | Department of Biology, College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad-Iraq, Iraq.
  • Zena H. Jazar Department of Biology, College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad-Iraq, Iraq.
  • Md. Nazmul Hasan Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh, Bangladesh.


Plant tissue culture has developed widely incorporated into biotechnology, the agricultural systems being a key factor to support many pharmaceutical and industrial outcomes. Since 1902 there is vast progress in plant culture and its application has emerged having great diversity in the science filed.  Due to development and desire to grow on high scale production in the past few decades, tissue culture techniques were manipulated for improvement of plant growth, biological activities, transformation, and secondary metabolites production. A significant advance in techniques has been sought to deal with problems of low concentrations of secondary metabolites in whole plants. The augmented use of plant culture is due to a superior perceptive of plant oriented compounds and secondary metabolites from economically important plants. Due to development in modern techniques, several particular protocols have been developed for the production of a wide array of secondary metabolites of plants on a commercial scale. Plant tissue culture has to lead to significant contributions in recent times and today they constitute an indispensable tool in the advancement of agricultural sciences and modern agriculture. This review would enable us to have an analysis of plant tissue culture development for agriculture, human health and wellbeing in general.



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Twaij, B. M., Jazar, Z. H., & Hasan, M. N. (2020). Trends in the use of tissue culture, applications and future aspects. International Journal of Plant Biology, 11(1).