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Table 3 Effect of ethephon, STS, and SNP alone or in combination with supplements on relative shoot elongation of shoots at 6 days after treatment

From: Characterizing the effects of different chemicals on stem bending of cut snapdragon flower

Treatment Relative shoot growth (% of initial)
Part I Part II Part III
Control 18 ± 2.3 c 24 ± 2 b 2 ± 0.6 b
STS 14 ± 1.2 c 26 ± 1.5 ab 4 ± 0.6 a
SNP 14 ± 0.6 c 18 ± 1.7 c 2 ± 0.5 b
Ethephon 16 ± 0.6 c 12 ± 0.6 d 0 c
Control + (BA, GA3, CaCl2) 34 ± 2.3 b 24 ± 1.5 b 4 ± 0.3 a
STS + (BA, GA3, CaCl2) 29 ± 1.5 b 27 ± 1.5 a 4 ± 0.3 a
SNP + (BA, GA3, CaCl2) 32 ± 1.2 b 24 ± 1.2 b 2 ± 0.3 b
Ethephon + (BA, GA3, CaCl2) 42 ± 1.5 a 12 ± 1 d 2 ± 0.5 b
  1. Data represent the mean of three replicates, and error bars indicate the standard error. Means with the same letters are not significantly different according to the least significant difference test (LSDT, p < 0.05)