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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

The effect of different substrate media on survival percentage and growth of cv. wangi and cv. putih attained at week 4 of acclimatization. T1) peat, perlite and vermiculate (1:1:1), T2) peat and vermiculate (1:1), T3) peat and perlite (1:1), and T4) peat

Type of taro Substrate composition Survival (%) Plant height (cm) Root length (cm) No. of roots Plantlets producing new shoots (%) Plantlets producing micro-corm (%)
cv. wangi T1 100 22.38a ± 1.36 17.02a ± 1.40 9.72a ± 0.66 0ns 28a ± 10.19
T2 100 26.22b ± 1.13 18.14ab ± 0.33 11.16bc ± 0.48 0ns 56b ± 11.66
T3 100 26.74b ± 2.27 18.18ab ± 1.19 10.28ab ± 0.77 0ns 52ab ± 16.25
T4 100 26.34b ± 1.44 19.2b ± 1.08 12.08c ± 0.41 4ns 40ab ± 8.94

cv. putih T1 100 25.76a ± 2.40 21.26a ± 1.48 10.68ns 28ns 88ns
T2 100 25.8a ± 2.24 22.88a ± 1.91 10.6ns 20ns 100ns
T3 100 28.76b ± 1.20 21.84a ± 0.82 11.84ns 12ns 100ns
T4 100 26.04ab ± 1.75 21.26a ± 1.43 9.64ns 16ns 100ns

Data followed by different letters showed a significant difference at P ≤ 0.05. Data represent mean ± standard error, n = 25.

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