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The Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory applies a range of techniques to multiply recalcitrant targeted plants for secondary metabolite production and to establish planting materials for research and development and eventually for domestication.

Planttissueculture Article

The plantlets are harvested for extraction and the compounds will be screened for cytotoxic activity with selected cancer cell lines.  

These are plants with known uses based on the information provided by indigenous communities participating in the Traditional Knowledge Documentation Programme.  

Micropropagation will also ensure that true-to-type progenies are obtained from the mother trees with desirable traits.

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Date updated: 05 December 2017.