Research and Development Projects: Tissue Culture

To clone elite ortets for field evaluation of clonal performance and lab protocols.
Field planting and evaluation of AAR oil palm clones as clonal musuem.
Field Evaluation of AAR Oil Palm Clones Planted in 1998
Field Planting of AAR Oil Palm Clones in 2002
To correlate degree of clonal fidelity through field evaluation and DNA profile with degree of in vitro culture vigour/proliferation rates for 1 clonex6 embryiod lines
To test the liquid suspension system for large scale propagation of primary clones and reclones.
To evaluate recloning protocols and clonal fidelity of production clones and reclones in the fields.
To clone dura mother palms for field evaluation of lab protocols and clonal performance in seed gardens