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Table 2 Analysis of the effects and interactions of accession (Purén or Contulmo), level of cytokinins (TDZ or BAP) and level of gibberellic acid (GA3) on: number of shoots, number of leaves, plant height and number of roots, in 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 79.60 ** 0.27 ns 0.24 * 0.09 ns
Cytokinin 2 39.90 ** 95.07 ** 0.14 ns 50.16 **
GA3 1 65.70 ** 33.74 ns 0.00 ns 17.44 **
Interactions          
 Accession * cytokinin 2 11.23 ns 2.41 ns 0.04 ns 3.94 *
 Accession * GA3 1 0.45 ns 7.36 ns 0.01 ns 2.48 ns
 Cytokinin * GA3 2 85.04 ** 33.93 ns 0.03 ns 11.71 **
 Accession * cytokinin * GA3 2 13.30 ns 5.92 ns 0.01 ns 4.38 *
 Error 84 6.39   11.15   0.05   1.16  
 Total 95         
  1. df degrees of freedom, MS mean squares, ns not significant
  2. * (P < 0.05) significant difference
  3. ** (P < 0.01) highly significant difference
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