Table 1

Morphological comparison of chloronema and caulonema at day 14.

Trait

Chloronema

Caulonema


Cell no. per plantlet

14.9 ± 3.4

7.7 ± 2.4

Chloroplast no. per cell

49 ± 7

27 ± 6

Cell length (μm)

80 ± 7.0

110 ± 7


Data are mean ± SD. Number of chloronema or caulonema cells per plantlet was scored in approximately 35 plantlets. Number of chloroplasts per cell and cell length were counted in at least 50 chloronema or caulonema cells.

Xiao et al. BMC Plant Biology 2011 11:177   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-11-177

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