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Table 1 Success rate and growth of micrografted plants of P. aselliformis on micropropagated O. ficus indica rootstock. Mean ± SE

From: Is in vitro micrografting a possible valid alternative to traditional micropropagation in Cactaceae? Pelecyphora aselliformis as a case study

Type of scion No. of micrografts Successful micrografts (%) Scion growth Rooted micrograft (%) Successful ex vivo transfer (%)
Mean No. of shoots Shoot length (mm)a Shoot length (mm)b
Sub-apical 270 81 ± 1.2 2.7 ± 0.3 28 ± 0.4 35 ± 0.5 90 ± 1.2 85 ± 0.8
Apical 30 97 ± 0.7 1.0 ± 0 31 ± 0.6 38 ± 0.3
  1. aThree weeks after micrografting
  2. bSix weeks after micrografting