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


Table 2. Proliferation of suspension cultures of coffee (Coffea arabica L. cv. Catuaí) using RITA® and Erlenmeyer flasks after 4 weeks of culture on Sli medium in the dark.


 Culture system 

Fresh
weight (mg)

Dry
weight (mg)

RITA®

518.6 ± 55.1 b

89.2 ± 4.6 a

Erlenmeyer

 1425.4 ± 354.9 a 

 109.6 ± 18.2 a 

Each value represents the mean ± SE of 5 replicates from different RITA® and Erlenmeyer flasks. Same letter within columns denotes denote statistically equal means with the Duncan test at P < 0.05.


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