shoot-tip graft

A shoot tip or meristem tip grafted onto a prepared seedling or micropropagated rootstock in culture. Meristem tip grafting is mainly used for in vitro virus elimination from Citrus spp. and other plants.
Synonym: micrograft

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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