In-vitro Regeneration of Bamboo (Bambus balcooa): A Review

Radhika Motghare *

Department of Agricultural Botany (GBP), School of Agricultural Sciences, G. H. Raisoni University, Saikheda, Chhindwara (M.P.), India.

Kevin Gawali

School of Agricultural Sciences. H. Raisoni University, Saikheda, Chhindwara (M.P.), India.

Shubhankar Tarafdar

Department of Agricultural Botany (GBP), School of Agricultural Sciences, G. H. Raisoni University, Saikheda, Chhindwara (M.P.), India.

Amol Nagmote

Department of Agricultural Botany (GBP), School of Agricultural Sciences, G. H. Raisoni University, Saikheda, Chhindwara (M.P.), India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Bamboos are adaptable, fragrant, perennial, and non-wood forest plants that are extremely significant from an ecological, sociological, and economic standpoint. Bamboo may be propagated using a variety of methods, including rhizome and culm cuttings, clump division, and seed propagation, however these traditional methods have significant limitations when it comes to large- or mass-scale multiplication. These are typically inadequate and ineffective for mass scale dissemination, leaving micropropagation as the sole practical approach. The requirement for bamboo material for cultivation is so high that large-scale multiplying will inevitably necessitate micropropagation. High hopes have been placed in the ability of micropropagation for the mass propagation of bamboo, and a great deal of study has gone into the creation of procedures for large-scale, quick propagation. These include clonal fidelity, somatic embryogenesis, In vitro blooming, macro-proliferation, field efficiency as well as the optimisation and development of in vitro culture procedures. For large-scale micropropagation, which is urgently needed, this paper rapidly presents the most current knowledge on tissue culture mediated biotechnological interventions done in bamboo.

Keywords: Bamboos, micropropagation, multiple shoots induction, nodal explants, plantlets regeneration, root induction

How to Cite

Motghare , R., Gawali , K., Tarafdar , S., & Nagmote , A. (2023). In-vitro Regeneration of Bamboo (Bambus balcooa): A Review. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 13(10), 4229–4238.


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