In vitro production of planting material for cultivation of Elephant Foot Yam (EFY).
Gajendra variety of EFY is the wide choice of the farmers as it is non- acrid variety. The local variety has itching property & hence difficult to consume. However, Gajendra variety is difficult to be propagated in large number by conventional method. Hench, in vitro propagation was required to be tested.
- Gajendra variety of EFY cannot be propagated in abundance by conventional method.
- Micro propagation has made it possible.