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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Distinguish between the following: Totipotency and Pluripotency (Paper 1, Section B)



  • Totipotency is the genetic potential of a plant cell to produce the entire plant.

  • Totipotency defines as the capable of developing into a complete organism or differentiating into cells or tissues.

  • Regenerating of an entire plant from a single or few non-zygotic cells was proposed by Gottlieb Haberlandt in 1902. Haberlandt

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