- A technique of plant tissue culture, usually on solidified medium and initiated by inoculation of small explants. Used as the basis for organogenic (shoot or root forming) cultures, cell cultures or proliferation of embryoids. Callus cultures can be indefinitely maintained through regular sub-culturing.
Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.
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