Table 2: Effect of Si and NaCl on adventitious shoot regeneration from leaf and petiole explants of A. multiflora.

Conc. (mM)Shoot induction (%)No. of shoots/explant
SiNaClLeafPetioleLeafPetiole

0073.3c76.6d8.5d6.2d
1.8096.7b94.6b9.5cd9.2bc
3.60100a100a13.8b10.8b
7.20100a100a22.7a18.4a
05043.6d31.2e3.0e1.7e
1.85072.4c91.3c7.0d6.4d
3.65097.2b98.6ab8.3d8.7c
7.250100a100a10.7c7.4cd

Means within a column followed by the same letters are not significantly different ( ).