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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Effect of Murashige and Skoog (MS) basal medium salt strength with 6 mg/L indole-3-butyric acid (IBA) on in vitro rooting of elongated Magnolia ‘Vulcan’ shoots after 8 weeks of culturing

Strength of medium salts Rooting (%) No. of roots per explant Length of root (cm)
Full-strength MS (control) 85.6 ± 0.5a* 8.5 ± 0.4ab 2.4 ± 0.2a
Half-strength MS 91.3 ± 0.4a 9.7 ± 0.5a 2.8 ± 0.2a
One-third-strength MS 88.1 ± 0.6a 7.2 ± 0.4b 1.6 ± 0.1b

*Mean separation within columns by Duncan’s multiple range test at 5% level.

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