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Table 2 Effect of selected BAP concentration and different auxin concentrations on shoot multiplication of Dioscorea bulbifera on MS medium

From: Development of an efficient micropropagation system for Dioscorea bulbifera L. and phytochemical profile of regenerated plants

BAP (mg L−1) IAA (mg L−1) IBA (mg L−1) NAA (mg L−1) Frequency of shoot multiplication
(% ± SE)
Shoot number (mean ± SE) Shoot length (cm)
(mean ± SE)
3.5 0.25 67 ± 3.33cd 2.0 ± 0.09bc 3.3 ± 0.10cd
3.5 0.50 70 ± 5.77cd 2.5 ± 0.12acd 3.5 ± 0.05cd
3.5 0.75 87 ± 3.33abd 3.9 ± 0.21abd 4.8 ± 0.12abd
3.5 1.0 43 ± 3.33abc 1.9 ± 0.08bc 2.4 ± 0.06abc
3.5 0.25 57 ± 3.33 2.0 ± 0.21b 2.1 ± 0.02bd
3.5 0.50 67 ± 3.33cd 2.7 ± 0.17acd 2.9 ± 0.05acd
3.5 0.75 53 ± 6.67b 2.3 ± 0.03b 2.1 ± 0.06bd
3.5 1.0 50 ± 5.77b 2.2 ± 0.10b 1.5 ± 0.03abc
3.5 0.25 73 ± 3.33cd 1.3 ± 0.13bc 3.2 ± 0.02bcd
3.5 0.50 80 ± 5.77cd 2.0 ± 0.15a 4.5 ± 0.09acd
3.5 0.75 50 ± 5.77ab 1.8 ± 0.32a 2.4 ± 0.11ab
3.5 1.0 43 ± 3.33ab 1.6 ± 0.19 2.2 ± 0.04ab
  1. Mean separation was analyzed by ANOVA using SPSS software (16.0) and significance of variations between the concentrations was studied using DMRT at 0.5 % level