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Table 2 In vitro germination of fresh L. callosum pollen on the BK medium with different sucrose concentrations and under different temperatures

From: Re-emergence of Lilium callosum Sieb. et Zucc. in Taiwan after a fire allows propagation and renews the possibility of conservation

Temperature Sucrose concentration (%) Pollen germination percentage (%)z
4 h 8 h 12 h
25 °C 5 0.19 b 0.00 c 5.09 c
10 0.00 b 0.00 c 0.00 c
15 0.00 b 0.21 c 0.00 c
30 °C 5 9.38 a 54.68 a 66.18 a
10 6.49 a 24.93 b 51.40 b
15 0.74 b 2.93 c 6.76 c
Correlation analysisy Temp *** *** ***
Suc *** *** ***
Temp × Suc ** *** ***
  1. zAverage of data collected from three individuals. Different letters within a column indicate significant differences at p = 0.05 by LSD test
  2. y **, *** Mean that the different letters within a column are significantly different at p > 0.01 and > 0.001, respectively