Table 6

Mean productivity and selected phenotypic data of T1 control and silenced lines of Golden Promise obtained via Agrobacterium-mediated methods in two experiments
Cultivar / T1 line Number of seeds Grain yield (g) 1000 grain weight (g) Weight of roots (mg) Height of plants (cm) Spike length (cm) Number of spikes
Agrobacterium-silenced – experiment I
411* 123.2 ±67.5 3.63 ±1.9 29.9 ±2.9 50.7 ±8.1 57.3 ±2.7 8.15 ±0.74 6.83 ±2.4
413 121.3 ±49.8 4.04 ±1.4 34.1 ±3.6 66.2 ±13.9 62.2 ±3.3 8.88 ±0.13 6.33 ±1.5
415 118.7 ±15.9 3.62 ±0.7 30.4 ±4.9 105.8 ±38.9 63.4 ±3.7 8.50 ±0.55 6.67 ±0.7
426 120.8 ±24.4 3.95 ±0.8 32.8 ±2.0 142.7 ±91.2 63.6 ±1.5 8.78 ±0.22 6.40 ±1.0
431 110.0 ±20.5 4.14 ±0.8 37.6 ±2.3 97.8 ±44.8 63.0 ±1.4 7.73 ±0.63 7.00 ±1.2
443 125.5 ±22.9 3.75 ±0.9 29.7 ±2.2 162.8 ±50.2 61.0 ±2.0 8.00 ±0.52 7.83 ±0.7
444 103.5 ±29.3 3.53 ±1.2 34.1 ±4.1 108.8 ±29.6 64.5p ±3.4 8.48 ±0.58 5.83 ±1.3
Agro-silenced
mean 117.5 ±35.4 3.80 ±1.11 32.7 ±4.1 105.0 ±57.0 62.1 ±3.38 8.33 ±0.63 6.71 ±1.5
Control – experiment I
405 96.8 ±19.1 3.00 ±0.6 32.7 ±13.4 57.0 ±23.2 57.5 ±2.1 7.58 ±1.04 5.50 ±1.3
406 111.7 ±33.3 3.35 ±0.7 30.5 ±3.5 109.5 ±68.6 60.5 ±2.9 8.34 ±1.08 6.50 ±1.4
407 99.3 ±19.3 3.00 ±0.6 30.3 ±3.6 141.7 ±26.8 60.0 ±2.8 8.37 ±0.92 5.83 ±1.2
408 100.3 ±26.4 3.28 ±0.7 32.9 ±2.0 79.0 ±24.3 61.0 ±1.5 8.57 ±0.60 5.67 ±1.1
Control mean 102.5 ±24.6 3.17 ±0.7 31.5 ±5.8 100.4 ±78.5 60.0 ±2.6 8.27 ±0.91 5.86 ±1.2
Experiment II
415 268.2 ±74.8 11.12 ±3.2 41.8 ±7.7 53.8 ±5.4 73.8p ±2.6 8.80 ±0.56 15.2 ±3.7
431 294.3 ±86.1 10.82 ±3.4 36.6 ±1.6 54.2 ±12.7 79.8 ±4.0 9.37 ±0.79 15.5 ±3.3
Agro-silenced mean 281.2 ±78.1 10.98 ±3.16 39.2 ±5.9 54.0 ±9.30 76.6 ±4.41 9.09 ±0.72 15.3 ± 3.3
Control 269.3 ±68.3 10.44 ±2.3 39.0 ±2.2 55.2 ±4.4 80.7 ±4.0 9.20 ±0.53 13.2 ±2.8

* – 5 to 6 plants in each line, 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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