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Re: Agar to Soil: tc

Many plants are easy to tissue culture-and the "home" lab can do them.
Hosta are not easy but they are not hard but fall in the middle.  The hardest
part for the novice will be the Hormones needed and mixing them at the right

For those that want to set up a small "lab" I can give a pointer or two on
what you can use to keep costs down.
Baby food jars work very well as culture vessels and a HEPA room air filter
from target or K-mart works very well as a "laminar flow Hood"
A five gallon pressure cooker will do the trick for sterilizing the medium.
This is an interesting Hobby will it save you money-no.
There are some good books. The hardest materials to get are the hormones or
properly called PGR's (Plant Growth Regulators) 

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