Table 2

Pollen tube turning responses.

Distance (μm)

Response

ΔResponse

Pearson r

p-value (%)


0 hours

0-50

0.236

0.031

0.28

2.49

50-100

0.279

0.018

0.37

3.5 × 10-3

••••

100-150

0.322

0.0231

0.6

1.0 × 10-5

••••

150-200

0.155

0.024

0.22

6.74

2 hours

0-50

0.488

0.04

0.48

0.17

••

50-100

0.296

0.025

0.55

1.1 × 10-3

••••

100-150

0.214

0.032

0.35

1.06

150-200

0.097

0.026

0.29

2.52

4 hours

0-50

0.716

0.058

0.65

0.01

•••

50-100

0.42

0.025

0.56

3.3 × 10-4

••••

100-150

0.376

0.028

0.55

2.1 × 10-3

••••

150-200

0.251

0.035

0.46

0.21

••

heat-treated

0-50

-0.071

0.036

-0.091

54.97

50-100

-0.064

0.017

-0.08

32.52

100-150

0.051

0.015

0.112

9.16

150-200

-5.7 × 10-3

0.015

0.027

68.39


Responses reported are the unitless slope A of the regression line between θtip and sin θmp. The column ΔResponse is the standard error of this slope. The significance levels reported are for the Pearson r values: p < 5% (•), p < 1% (••), p < 0.1% (•••), p < 0.01% (••••).

Stewman et al. BMC Plant Biology 2010 10:32   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-10-32

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