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Table 4 Effect of different hormone combinations on root initiation and growth

From: Simple protoplast isolation system for gene expression and protein interaction studies in pineapple (Ananas comosus L.)

Medium type Mean average length of roots (cm) Mean number of roots
IAA1 mg/l liquid 2.6543 ± 0.86 A 3.433 ± 1.01D
IAA 1 mg/l solid 2.2417 ± 0.99B 3.867 ± 1.63D
MS liquid 1.7817 ± 0.97 B 7.333 ± 1.97 B
NAA 1 mg/l liquid 0.9647 ± 0.63C 5.567 ± 4.26C
MS solid 1.4317 ± 0.64C 4.233 ± 1.57CD
NAA 1 mg/l solid 0.7993 ± 0.24D 9.23 ± 3.73 A
  1. Grouping information based on Fisher’s method. Means that do not share the same letter are significantly different, with a 95% confidence interval
  2. Significance values are emphasized with italic