Table 3

Mean productivity of T0 plants, the weight and relative CKX activity in the roots of cv. Golden Promise transformed with a silencing cassette of HvCKX2 gene via the Agrobacterium-mediated method
Golden Promise (number of plants – no. of experiment) Number of grains Grain yield (g) 1000 grain weight (g) Mean weight of T1 roots (mg) Relative CKX activity in T1 roots
Agrobacterium
(28 – exp. 4) (4 – 148.3p ±43,9 5.25p ±1.65 35.7 ±7.75 41.3 ±11.448 0.58 ±0.37
exp. 5) 131.0 ±40.7 4.25 ±1.9 33.5 ±14.5 23.8p ±2.89 nt
Control (4 – exp.
4)* 90.8 ±28.6 3.15 ±1.13 34.2 ±3.97 38.3 ±8.61 0.82 ±0.23

* - plants transformed with an empty (without silencing cassette) pMCG161 vector.

8 - tested for 8 lines.

nt - not tested; p – P<0,05.

Zalewski et al.

Zalewski et al. BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:206   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-206

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