Table 3

Variation in chlorophyll, leaf traits, Lhca 5, ELIP I, ELIP II, non-photochemical quenching (NPQ) and state transition parameters

Parameters

HL (short day)

HL(long day)

Field


Leaf area (mm2)

531.28 ± 123.73

175.608 ± 40.40

61.75 ± 30.01


Leaf length (mm)

37.96 ± 5.05

20.76 ± 2.65

11.10 ± 3.04


Leaf width (mm)

18.39 ± 2.59

11.55 ± 1.24

7.0 ± 2.1


Leaf width: Leaf length ratio

0.48 ± 0.017

0.56 ± 0.03

0.63 ± 0.15


Chlorophyll content μg cm-2

28.23 ± 2.96

15.23 ± 0.57

18.76 ± 0.23


Chl a/b

2.96 ± 0.18

3.56 ± 0.18

3.70 ± 0.10


Lhca5

38.49 ± 2.20

33.93 ± 1.30

9.36 ± 0.65


ELIP I

0.0 ± 0.0

0.0 ± 0.0

63.14 ± 3.34


ELIPII

0.0 ± 0.0

0.0 ± 0.0

22.77 ± 2.45


Fv/Fm

0.84 ± 0.005

0.84 ± 0.007

0.81 ± 0.009


NPQ

2.15 ± 0.13

2.53 ± 0.29

3.10 ± 0.25


qE

1.97 ± 0.11

2.35 ± 0.12

2.92 ± 0.23


qS

0.73 ± 0.05

0.69 ± 0.02

0.72 ± 0.08


qT

0.049 ± 0.014

0.044 ± 0.004

0.058 ± 0.011


t1/2(s)

158.46 ± 1.30

166.05 ± 1.91

115.0 ± 4.35


Plants grown in climate chambers under high light (600 μmol quanta m-2 s-1) short day (SD), long day (LD) and under field conditions. Data presented as means ± SD (n ≥ 3)

Mishra et al. BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:6   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-6

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