Table II.

Length of second leaf sheath (in mm, ±p < 0.05 confidence limits) of rice dx 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 17.60 ± 1.8521.80 ± 1.3223.60 ± 1.35
 10−2 12.60 ± 0.4814.20 ± 0.9713.40 ± 0.80
 10−3 10.00 ± 0.6310.40 ± 0.4812.00 ± 0.63
[17,17-2H2] GA20-GE (μg plant−1)
 10−1 21.50 ± 0.5029.80 ± 1.3230.80 ± 1.46
 10−2 15.60 ± 0.4817.40 ± 0.4817.00 ± 0.89
 10−3 10.40 ± 1.0111.20 ± 0.7411.40 ± 1.35
Ethanol 95% (v/v) +buffer12.30 ± 0.5013.60 ± 1.0113.40 ± 0.74