Services

Initiation of cultures

Initiation of callus cultures from plant material

We provide services for callus induction and initiation from your desired plant material. Costs are related to complexity, time and effort based on an hourly rate. The initiation of a callus culture from plant material may take 3 - 6 months. Along with the delivery of the callus, we provide the detailed protocol for the culture maintenance.

Initiation of suspension cultures from callus

Plant cell suspension cultures can be initiated from a callus at VTT. Costs are related to complexity, time and effort based on an hourly rate. The initiation of a good suspension culture takes 8 - 16 weeks. Along with the delivery of the suspension culture, we provide the detailed protocol for the culture maintenance.

Additional information

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Heiko Rischer

Research Team Leader
P.O. Box 1000
FI-02044 VTT, FINLAND
Tel.: +358-(0)20-722 4526
Fax: +358-(0)20-722 7001
E-mail: plant.collection@vtt.fi