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


Table 4. Effect of culture medium on somatic embryo formation from suspension cultures of Coffea arabica L. cv. Catuaí after 8 weeks of culture using Petri dishes and RITA® containers.


Culture medium

Number of somatic embryos

Fresh weight

 Somatic embryos 
(mg)

 Embryogenic callus 
(g)

R

307.6 ± 49.0 a

9.6 ± 1.5 a

1.15 ± 0.2 b

S3

12.0 ± 5.2 b

0.4 ± 0.2 b

3.5  0.4 a

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


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