Plant tissue culture: FGV’s contribution to industry

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FELDA Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (FGV)’s involvement in tissue culture began in 1980s and since 2010, the FGV Innovation Centre (FGVIC) has successfully produced 1.0 million tissue-cultured oil palm ramets annually.

In addition to oil palm tissue culture planting materials, FGVIC has also actively produced banana ramets to accommodate the varied needs of customers.

The centre has developed, through its intense tissue culture research activities its very own “secret recipes” such as PLANTgerminus and EZgrow for industry players.

These products are