The brief consideration of some aspects of polen biology indicate that the progress made so far in the field of structural and functional aspects of polen is just the beginning. The new discoveries have brought about the realization that polen has potentional application in practical biotechnology. The method for wheat anther culture has already been in-corporated into the wheat breeding strategies in Agricultural Research Institute. Limited progress has been made in the laboratory of institute in maize anther culture and in elaboration of more effective and less harmful rediploidizing methods for wheat haploids.
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