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Table 5 Mung bean hypocotyl rooting bioassay for auxin-like activities of six commercial biostimulant products: 1. Rygex, 2. Algavyt, 3. Ryzoset, 4 Manek, 5 Ecoryg and 6. Algavyt Zn/Mn

From: Physicochemical analyses of plant biostimulant formulations and characterisation of commercial products by instrumental techniques

Concentration (g/l) Product
1 2 3 4 5 6
Roots per cutting
 Water control 4.12 4.12 4.12 4.12 4.12 4.12
 0.1 5.59 4.39 5.11 7.66 5.05 2.05
 1.0 6.14 5.16 0.09 2.45 9.77 0
 5.0 11.59 0.32 0 0 16.82 0
 10.0 14.91 1.64 0 0 17.43 0
Length of longest root (mm)
 Water control 2.44 2.44 2.44 2.44 2.44 2.44
 0.1 5.88 5.69 4.38 5.88 5.38 2.88
 1.0 15.25 4.81 0.06 2.44 13.19 0
 5.0 16.38 0.06 0 0 14.38 0
 10.0 10.81 0.25 0 0 5.56 0
Annovar Root number Root length
Product (P) *** ***
Concentration (C) *** ***
P × C *** ***
P × C LSD (P > 0.05) 2.873 3.911
  1. LSD least significant difference