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Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
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Vol. 11 No. 5, Special Issue of December 15, 2008
 

Table 2. Mean percentages of scalps with primary somatic embryos (PSE), embryogenic calluses (EC), nodular non-embryogenic (NNEC) or compact (CNEC) calluses from CIEN-BTA-03 banana, after 5 months of embryogenesis induction and in relation to the scalp-induction treatment.


Treatment

Conditions

BA/IAA (mg L-1)

PSE*
(%)

EC
(%)

NNEC
(%)

CNEC
(%)

TI25

Temporary immersion (4 months)
+ solid (2 months)

25 / 0.217

2.9

3.6(1)

97.1

0

TI22

Temporary immersion (4 months)
+ solid (2 months)

22.7 / 0.192

0

0

96.4

0

ME25

Solid medium (16 months)

25 / 0.217

0

0

99.1

0.9

ME22

Solid medium (16 months)

22.7 / 0.192

0

0

97.3

2.7

(1)After 3.5 months of growth.


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