- Sachet technique is a simple method for acclimatization of micropropagated plants giving 80-100% ex vitro establishment in different crop plants.
- The method makes use of simple polythene bags with the conventional planting medium.
- This allows the single-step plating and acclimatization with the feasibility of keeping the plants in the same polybags till the field planting. The method works for a variety of crops.
- The method also can be used effectively for the rooting of soft wood cuttings.
Products and By- products
- Acclimatized plants in polythene bags, ready for field planting
- Efficient method for acclimatization with minimum inputs and cost
- Works for a variety of crops- including fruits, vegetables, ornamentals and other plant species
- Plants can be kept in the same bag (upto 6 months) till field plating in the case of perennials like grapes
Target segment /End User Profile
- Tissue culture units
- Horticulture nurseries
- Commercial growers
- Suitable for small-scale production units, and at village level units without much infrastructure needs
- Can be taken up as an additional item with the existing glass house facility or with a plastic-house
- Rs. 2-10 per plant depending on the crop