Resumen

Presently, in Brazil, among several other in vitro propagation techniques, micropropagation has increased in scientific and economic interest for forestry . Actually, is the most used technique, due its proven practical applications. The first studies were carried out in the 50's; tissue culture laboratories were established during 1970-1980. This article is a review and a synthesis of information on micropropagation applications in Eucalyptus clonal silviculture in Brazil.
Palabras clave: micropropagación, propagación in vitro, clonación, silvicultura clonal, micropropagation, in vitro propagation, cloning, clonal forestry