Table 1

Leaf SPAD index values and root FeIII-chelate reductase activity


SPAD indexa

FeIII-chelate reductase (mol g-1 root FW h-1)b


29.5 ± 0.3

0.37 ± 0.04


16.8 ± 0.6

1.41 ± 0.06

aSPAD index value of fully expanded young leaves was determined using a SPAD-502 meter (Minolta, Osaka, Japan); mean and SD using data of the three biological replicates.

bMean and SD of three biological replicates.

Zamboni et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:101   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-101

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