Patent Number: 6,168,952

Title: Method for producing flowering orchids in vitro

Abstract: An improved method for producing flowering orchid plants by tissue culture is provided. The improvement comprises regenerating orchid plants from rhizome in a medium supplemented with cytokinin, i.e. BA 10 .mu.M, or auxin, i.e. NAA 20 .mu.M, or without plant growth regulators and culturing orchid plants without roots which are excised prior to transfer to subsequent medium containing high cytokinin content, i.e. 20-50 .mu.M, low nitrogen content 3 mM, high phosphorus content, i.e. 6.25 mM, for about 1 to 3 months under the 16/8 hours light/dark photoperiod.

Inventors: Oh; Boung-Jun (Kwangju, KR), Kostenyuk; Igor (Kwangju, KR)

Assignee: Korea Kumho Petrochemical Co., Ltd.

International Classification: A01H 4/00 (20060101); C12N 005/00 (); A01B 079/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018