Disadvantages of Plant Tissue Culture

Written by deyanda flint | 13/05/2017

Tissue culture is a biological research method in which parts of a plant are grown in a prepared medium. Tissue culture has both positive and negative aspects.

Cost Factor

Plant tissue culture experiments involve high cost because of the expensive machinery required.


Plant tissue culture is a complex scientific analysis. The procedure is multifaceted depending on the type of plant being incubated.


Plant tissue culture experiments must be handled by highly trained people because it requires special care and diligent observation.


A large quantity of plants can be created in a brief period of time.


Because the plants all have the same genetic material, genetic diversity is reduced.

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