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Table 1 Callus induction (A) and somatic embryo production (B) from C. avellana explants

From: In vitro cell cultures obtained from different explants of Corylus avellanaproduce Taxol and taxanes

Hormone concentration and combination (mg/l) A* B**
  Leaves Stems Seeds Seeds
2,4-D (1) 35.5 ± 33.4 68.5 ± 40.9 56.2 ± 37.3 15.5 ± 11.9
2,4-D (0.5) 41.9 ± 26.4 75.0 ± 50.0 61.6 ± 23.3 15.8 ± 12.7
BA (1) 4.6 ± 6.3 15.0 ± 30.0 13.8 ± 22.3 8.7 ± 18.0
BA (0.5) 4.6 ± 8.6 0 10.3 ± 19.3 13.4 ± 11.7
2,4-D (0.5) + BA (1) 45.2 ± 27.9 58.3 ± 50.1 75.0 ± 31.6 15.0 ± 12.5
2,4-D (1) + BA (0.5) 43.7 ± 29.8 75.0 ± 50.0 72.2 ± 26.6 17.1 ± 16.5
NAA (2) 22.1 ± 20.3 5.4 ± 10.8 41.3 ± 28.0 14.4 ± 17.3
NAA (2) + BA (0.5) 38.2 ± 29.8 33.3 ± 34.0 63.2 ± 39.6 16.2 ± 13.9
  1. *number of explants producing callus/total number of explants after 30 days of culture time.
  2. **number of explants producing somatic embryos/total number of explants after 15 days of culture time.
  3. All the values represent the mean ± SD from 4 different experiments using 4 different plants.