Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2008 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 11 No. 1, Issue of January 15, 2008
 


Table 1. Effect of BAP, TDZ and Kinetin on embryogenic callus induction in coffee (Coffea arabica L. cv. Caturra and Catuaí) 16 weeks of culture on S1 + S2 media.


Growth regulators (µM)

Callus formation (%)

2,4-D

BAP

TDZ

KIN

Caturra

Catuaí

4.52

-

-

18.5

87 a

67a

4.52

4.4

-

-

19 b c

8 b

4.52

8.9

-

-

11 b c

9 b

4.52

13.2

-

-

6 b c

11 b

4.52

17.6

-

-

6 b c

5 b

4.52

22.2

-

-

0 d

0 c

4.52

-

2.2

-

9 b c

3 b

4.52

-

4.5

-

15 b c

3 b

4.52

-

6.8

 

0 d

0 c

Same letters within columns denote statistically equal means with the Duncan test at P < 0.05.


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