Table 6 Effect of different cytokinins and activated charcoal on secondary embryo number, shoot number, and vitrified embryos after 3 recultures

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

Treatments (mg/l) Secondary embryo n. Shoot number Vitrified embryos n
With AC Without AC Mean With AC Without AC Mean With AC Without AC Mean
Control (without cytokinin) 6.20 h 11.10 g 8.65 E 11.60 ef 9.42 f 10.51D 3.50 e 0.00 f 1.75 D
0.25 BA 39.00 c 48.66 a 43.83A 22.00bc 19.60 cd 20.80B 6.80 cd 7.20 c 7.00 B
0.25 Kinetin 26.00 e 36.50 c 31.25C 29.00 a 24.20 b 26.60A 4.55 de 5.60 cde 5.07 C
0.25 2ip 16.30 f 25.20 e 20.75D 17.00 d 13.50 e 15.25C 15.00 b 17.90 a 16.45 A
0.1 2ip + 0.1 kinetin + 0.1 BA 31.70 d 43.50 b 37.60B 23.00 b 18.30 d 20.65B 5.20 cde 7.50 c 6.35 BC
Mean 23.84 B 32.99 A   20.52 A 17.00 B   7.01 A 7.64 A  
  1. Means with different letters for each parameter are significantly different at 5%