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Table 1 Different vegetative fragments effect on regenerate potential in S. caninervis

From: Propagation of desert moss Syntrichia caninervis in peat pellet: a method for rapidly obtaining large numbers of cloned gametophytes

Reference Explants Type Cultivation time Substrate Viabilit (%) Location of regeneration Days to protonema emergence Days to shoot emergence Shoot number
Xu et al. [32] Shoot tip   1 month Soil (native habitat) 100 Apical and basal 5 ± 0.6  −  2.6 ± 1.0
  Leaf Juvenile 1 month Soil (native habitat) 100 Medial and basal 6 ± 0.8  −  0.7 ± 0.4
   Green 1 month Soil (native habitat) 97 Apical and basal 9 ± 1.5  −  0.2 ± 0.1
   Yellow-green 1 month Soil (native habitat) 93 Medial 11 ± 1.2  −  0
   Brown 1 month Soil (native habitat) 37 Apical 23 ± 5.6  −  0
Stark et al. [21] Leaf Juvenile 56 days Soil (native habitat) 100 Medial and basal 7 21 2.63 ± 0.34
   Green 56 days Soil (native habitat) 98 Basal 9  −  3.12 ± 0.5
   Yellow-green 56 days Soil (native habitat) 98 Apical 22  −   − 
   Brown 56 days Soil (native habitat) 88 Medial 31  −   − 
Stark et al. [14] Leaf Female 56 days Soil (native habitat) 100  −  11 34 to 47 3.4
   Male 56 days Soil (native habitat) 100  −  17 34 to 47 6
This study Leaf Green 56 days Peat pellet 100 Medial and basal 4.31 ± 1.56 12.31 ± 2.03 2.95 ± 0.82
  Rhizoid   56 days Peat pellet 100 Medial 12 ± 1.12 33.08 ± 7.08 0.6 ± 0.44
  Stem   32 days Peat pellet 100 Whole stem 10.69 ± 1.73 5.76 ± 1.28 5.43 ± 1.65
  Gametophyte   56 days Peat pellet 100 Stem 7.93 ± 2.93 4.39 ± 1.56 8.79 ± 3.72