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Table 2 Results of micro-propagation and mini cutting studies of selected pulpwood and bio-energy clones

From: Development of micro-propagation and mini cutting protocol for fast growing Melia, Dalbergia and Eucalyptus clones for pulpwood and bio-energy plantations

Imitation       
Parameters Units Melia dubia Dalbergia sissoo Eucalyptus urograndis Eucalyptus tereticornis Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Optimum Benzylaminopurine mg/lit. 1.0 1.0 1.5 0.5 0.5
Initiation rate % 56 36 48 84 64
Average shoot length after 30 days cm 1.0 1.5 1.0 3.0 1.5
Multiplication       
Optimum BAP mg/lit. 0.25 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
Average Number of shoots per clump no 2.0 3.0 32 24 15
Average shoot length cm 3.0 2.5 0.5 1.5 1.0
Elongation       
Optimum Auxin mg/lit. 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 (IAA) 4.0 (NAA)
Average Number of shoots per clump no 2.0 2.0 4.0 6.0 4.0
Average shoot length cm 5.0 5.0 3.0 7.0 4.0
Rooting       
Optimum IBA mg/lit. 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Average Number of roots per shoot no 4.0 4.0 8.0 7.0 5.0
Average shoot length cm 2.0 1.5 2.0 5.0 3.0
Rooting % 90 40 100 100 100
Hardening       
Survival % 62 45 85 95 80
Mini cutting       
Number of shoots per plant/cutting no 4.0 7.0 8.0 6.0 5.0
Rooting and survival % 70 63 79 86 73