Table I.

Length of second leaf sheath (in mm, ±p < 0.05 confidence limits) of rice dy seedlings treated with GA A20 glucosyl conjugates and inoculated with Azospirillum spp.

TreatmentsNoninoculatedA. lipoferum Strain USA 5bA. brasilense Strain Cd
[17,17-2H2] GA20-G (μg plant−1)
 10−1 12.02 ± 0.6318.20 ± 1.4615.60 ± 0.48
 10−2 11.10 ± 0.8913.30 ± 0.4710.80 ± 0.40
 10−3 10.40 ± 0.4812.00 ± 1.0910.60 ± 0.80
[17,17-2H2] GA20-GE (μg plant−1)
 10−1 11.80 ± 0.4017.20 ± 1.4617.40 ± 0.80
 10−2 11.60 ± 0.8013.40 ± 0.4813.40 ± 1.01
 10−3 11.00 ± 0.6311.75 ± 0.8211.00 ± 0.89
Ethanol 95% (v/v) +buffer9.33 ± 0.7410.60 ± 0.8010.40 ± 0.48