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Frequently Asked Questions

Are tissue culture plantlets genetically modified?

No they are not. Tissue culture technique deals with plants up to cell level (cell multiplication), whereas genetically modified deals at gene level. That is why tissue cultured plantlets are "true to type

What are the advantages of Tissue Culture?
  1. Tissue cultured plantlets are true to type and are uniform and are produced in big numbers within a very short time.
  2. Tissue culture technique allows mass production of planting material of those crops whose natural rate of propagation is relatively low.
  3. Tissue cultured plantlets are pathogen and pest-free.
  4. Tissue culture technique allows availability of quality planting material all year round.
  5. Tissue culture derived plantlets have high quality and more vigorous growth.
Do tissue cultured plantlets require special treatment on the fields?

No. Tissue cultured plantlets should be treated as normal but require proper management for maximum yields

What crops does Hortinet produce?

At Hortinet , we current produce the following crops : Bananas, Tangerines, Oranges, Pawpaws , Passion Fruit (Granadilla), Water Melon , Onion, Tomatoes, Pepper , Irish Potato , Cucumbers

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