Table 4 Effect of spathe length and combination between picloram, 2iP, and BA on the globularization degree of date palm spicklet explants after 24 weeks

From: High-frequency direct somatic embryogenesis and plantlet regeneration from date palm immature inflorescences using picloram

Treatments (mg/l) Spathe length Mean
3–5 cm 5–10 cm 10–15 cm 15–20 cm
1.0 Picloram + 0.5 2iP 2.22 h 3.22 fg 4.66 ab 3.66 def 3.44 B
1.0 Picloram + 0.25 2iP + 0.25 BA 2.66 gh 4.11 bcd 5.00 a 4.55 ab 4.08 A
2.0 Picloram + 0.5 2iP 3.11fg 3.88 cde 4.11bcd 4.22 bcd 3.83 AB
2.0 Picloram + 0.25 2iP + 0.25 BA 3.44 ef 3.66 def 4.66 ab 4.44 abc 4.05 A
Mean 2.86 C 3.72 B 4.61A 4.22 A  
  1. Means with different letters are significantly different at 5%