Stem anatomy. (A) Toluidine blue-stained transverse sections. (B, C) Stem area. Cell wall thickness of (D, E) metaxylem and (F, G) interfascicular fibers. First internode was collected and analyzed at inflorescence immergence from developmentally equivalent plants. Three to five individuals from three independent lines were analyzed. Box plots and significance are as described for figure 5.
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