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Ali A, Sajid A, Naveed NH, Abdul M, Asif S, Umair AK, Fisal IJ, Naz S (2011) Initiation, proliferation and development of micro-propagation system for mass scale production of banana through meristem culture. African Journal of Biotechnology 10: 15731-15738.

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Lohidas J, Sujin D (2015) Effect of growth hormones in the micropropagation of banana cv. Matti. Plant Archives 15: 307-314.

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Shukla S, Prasad Y, Yadav AK, Dixit P, Patel B, Yadav V (2018) Effect of different auxins and cytokinins in callus induction and shoot regeneration in banana (Musa paradisiaca L.) variety Udhayam under in vitro condition. International Journal of Chemical Studies 6: 2041-2045.

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