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


Table 6. Effect of the culture system on the germination of somatic embryos and conversion into Coffea arabica L. cv. Catuaí plantlets after 12 weeks of culture on semisolid Yasuda medium.


Culture system

Germination of
embryos (%)

Conversion of
embryos into plants (%)

 Fresh weight of plants 
(mg)

Semisolid media

98 ± 2 a

64.0 ± 10.7 a

36.3 ± 11.3 b

RITA®

100 a

45.3 ± 5.1 a

124.6 ± 16.3 a

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


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