Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
1. Morphological evaluation of Tunisian garlic (Allium sativum L.) landraces for growth and yield traits

Chadha Ayed; Najla Mezghani; Awatef Rhimi; Bouthaina AL Mohandes Dridi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 43-52

  Purpose: Despite the significance of garlic as a food product and high annual income, until now there are no local commercialized Tunisian cultivars with registered names, which lead to the lack of recommended varieties of high yielding. This work is aimed to create the first garlic gene bank collection ...  Read More

Biotechnology and Tissue culture
2. In vitro propagation of Tunisian local garlic (Allium sativum L.) from shoot tip culture

Chadha Ayed; Chokri Bayoudh; Awatef Rhimi; Najla Mezghani; Faouzi Haouala; Bouthaina AL Mohandes Dridi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 75-86

  Purpose: Tunisian garlic is widely threatened by the attack of several viruses genus. For this purpose, a reliable protocol was established for rapid in vitro propagation of local garlic (Allium sativum L.) cultivars for large-scale production of virus-free plants and high quality bulblets. ...  Read More