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Table 4 Percentages of total embryogenic explants (E, %) and embryogenic explants obtained via direct embryogenesis (DE, %) after two (T2), three (T3), and four (T4) months of culture, and their average. Starting explants consist of 100 seeds distributed a rate of 10 seeds per Petri dish

From: Somatic embryogenesis from seeds in a broad range of Vitis vinifera L. varieties: rescue of true-to-type virus-free plants

Cultivar T2 T3 T4 Average
E DE E DE E DE E DE
Cabernet Franc 60.00 b 57.78c 68.89b 63.33b 73.33c 61.11c 67.40b 60.74d
Godello 55.00c 11.00a 77.00c 11.00a 70.00c 9.00a 67.33b 10.33b
Merlot 54.44b 41.11b 53.33b 51.11b 54.44b 40.00b 54.07b 44.07c
Valencí Blanc 13.00a 2.00a 17.00a 1.00a 29.00a 5.00a 19.67a 2.67a
  1. Different lower case letters within a column were significantly different (P value < 0.05)
  2. In bold mother plants and SE plants with the same SSR profile than the mother plant