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Table 3 Effect of different concentration 2,4-D and BA on the response of callus induction (%) from young leaves of Z. officinale Roscoe and means of callus fresh weight after 4 weeks

From: Identification of DNA variation in callus derived from Zingiber officinale and anticoagulation activities of ginger rhizome and callus

*Growth regulators’ concentration (mg/l) Callus induction (%) Mean fresh weight of callus (g/explant) Color of callus Texture
2,4-D BA
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0
3.0 1.0 75 ± 0.15 2.93 ± 0.09 Greenish yellow Granulated
2.0 1.0 81 ± 0.40 3.89 ± 0.22 White Friable
0.5 0.5 66.6 ± 0.32 2.98 ± 0.20 Greenish white Compact
  1. Values expressed as mean ± SD
  2. *2,4-D dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, BA benzyl adenine