Table 5 Effect of picloram, ABA, and 2iP on morphological responses of embryonic cultures after 12 weeks (6-weeks interval)

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

Treatments (mg/l) Culture fresh weight (mg) Individual embryos (n) Multiple embryos (n) Vitrified embryos (n)
Control* 2.30 e 15.50 c 3.20 e 6.30 c
0.1 Picloram 4.78 c 20.39 b 11.30 d 8.20 bc
0.1 Picloram + 0.1 ABA 4.40 d 27.90 a 13.80 c 6.80 c
0.1 Picloram + 0.1 2ip 5.80 b 22.50 b 16 .70 b 12.60 a
0.1 Picloram + 0.1 2ip + 0.1 ABA 6.20 a 17.50 c 22.40 a 9.10 b
  1. Means with different letters within each column are significantly different at 5%; *Control: without growth regulators