The Establishment of Surface Sterilization for Macaranga gigantea

Ku Nur Azwa, Ku Aizuddin (2019) The Establishment of Surface Sterilization for Macaranga gigantea. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The demand of wood has increased over time to fit the people's demand. However, this contributes to the logging activity that eventually affects the tropical forest. Thus, planting a fast-growing tree like Macaranga gigantea is one of the approaches that can reduce the dependency on timber production from natural forest. Hence, this plantation tree species has the potential to become one of the alternatives to overcome this problem. Macaranga gigantea is locally known as the `giant Mahang' due to its capability of fast-growing up to 15 m tall. This study aims to use the in vitro propagation and ex vitro propagation technique to culture the Macaranga gigantea. Surface sterilisation to establish an axenic culture and the application of the pre-treatment method is used to overcome the physical dormancy of the seeds.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2019.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Macaranga gigantea, in vitro propagation, ex vitro propagation, surface sterilisation and pre-treatment
Subjects: S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2021 08:15
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2021 08:15
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/36424

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