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Table 1 Analysis of the effects and interactions of accession (Purén or Contulmo), level of auxin (NAA or IBA) and level of cytokinin (TDZ or BAP) on: number of shoots, number of leaves, plant height and number of roots in plants of Fragaria chiloensis propagated for 6 weeks

From: Meristem culture and subsequent micropropagation of Chilean strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis (L.) Duch.)

  Number of shoots Number of leaves Plant height Number of roots
df MS P MS P MS P MS P
Accession 1 161.50 ** 0.96 ns 0.33 * 1.13 ns
Auxin 2 49.77 ** 80.31 ** 0.09 ns 5.95 ns
Cytokinin 2 89.10 ** 46.54 ** 0.03 ns 29.86 **
Interactions
 Accession * auxin 2 0.56 ns 7.59 ns 0.01 ns 1.48 ns
 Accession * cytokinin 2 9.93 ns 12.68 ns 0.02 ns 2.77 ns
 Auxin * cytokinin 4 43.94 ** 54.41 ** 0.14 ns 23.81 **
 Accession * auxin * cytokinin 4 7.09 ns 13.42 ns 0.04 ns 5.77 *
 Error 126 7.53   8.83   0.06   2.03  
 Total 143         
  1. df degrees of freedom, MS mean squares, ns not significant
  2. * (P < 0.05) significant difference
  3. ** (P < 0.01) highly significant difference