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Table 2 Induction of multiple shoots in shoot apices of Gentiana scabra Bunge

From: In vitro propagation of Gentiana scabra Bunge an important medicinal plant in the Chinese system of medicines

CytokininX(mg/L−1) No. of shootsY Shoot lengthY(cm) Fresh weight of rooted shootY(g)
BA 0 5.6 ± 0.8 c 4.82 ± 0.49 a 0.50 ± 0.15 d
0.1 7.1 ± 1.0 b 2.82 ± 0.27 d 0.55 ± 0.08 bcd
0.5 7.4 ± 1.4 b 2.43 ± 0.24 e 0.55 ± 0.17 bcd
1.0 8.8 ± 2.8 a 2.23 ± 0.43 e 0.53 ± 0.10 cd
2.0 9.1 ± 1.8 a 1.92 ± 0.42 f 0.53 ± 0.17 cd
Kin 0.1 5.5 ± 0.9 c 3.56 ± 0.31 b 0.59 ± 0.07 abc
0.5 6.0 ± 0.8 c 3.31 ± 0.17 c 0.60 ± 0.09 ab
1.0 5.7 ± 1.1 c 3.13 ± 0.26 c 0.60 ± 0.15 a
  1. – Influence of BA and Kin.
  2. XMedium – half strength MSBM, 3% sucrose, 0.9% agar, incubation period 6 weeks.
  3. YMeans followed by the same letter of a column are not significantly different.
  4. at 5% probability (p = 0.05) level by least significant difference (LSD) test.