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Table 2 Effect of auxins on root induction in in vitro regenerated shoots of S. mollis in half-strength MS medium after 6 weeks of culture

From: In vitro propagation and cytological analysis of Sophora mollis Royle: an endangered medicinal shrub

Auxins (μM) Rooting (%) No. of roots per shoot (#) Root length (cm) (#)
IBA NAA IAA
½ MS 0 0 10.14 1.9± 0.39j 0.5± 0.2g
4.9 0 0 18.11 4.9± 0.87i 1.5± 0.29f
7.36 0 0 21.32 7.96± 0.41fg 2.7± 0.3c
9.8 0 0 27.21 8.85± 0.7f 2.8± 0.27c
12.26 0   39.45 12.08± 0.71d 3.1± 0.4b
14.7 0   33.19 10.30± 0.9e 3.0± 0.3b
0 5.3 0 28.89 12.15± 0.81d 1.5± 0.49f
0 10.60 0 55.28 15.33± 0.62c 2.0± 0.4e
0 15.90 0 75.38 18.54± 1.0b 4.2± 0.82a
0 21.20 0 86.30 21.26± 1.2a 4.5± 0.9a
0 23.85 0 80.18 19.10± 0.92b 4.3± 0.9a
0 0 5.71 17.24 5.69± 0.42h 1.6± 0.28f
0 0 11.42 23.54 8.14± 0.69f 2.5± 0.35cd
0 0 17.13 37.29 11.23± 0.29de 2.9± 0.4b
0 0 22.84 31.12 10.21± 0.5e 2.7± 0.39c
  1. #Data are presented as the mean ±SD (n=20)
  2. Means followed by different letter within columns indicate significant differences at p≤0.05