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Table 1 Phosphorus contents in the root and shoot of Q319 in nutrient solutions

From: Phosphate starvation of maize inhibits lateral root formation and alters gene expression in the lateral root primordium zone

Time (day) P content in Root (mg P/plant) P content in Shoot (mg P/plant) P content in Root/P content in Shoot
  SP LP SP LP SP LP
1 15.74 ± 1.57 16.98 ± 1.70 30.38 ± 3.15 31.59 ± 2.61 0.52 ± 0.01 0.53 ± 0.02
3 19.01 ± 1.78 17.03 ± 2.04 41.22 ± 3.02 33.87 ± 2.65* 0.46 ± 0.02 0.50 ± 0.02
6 28.10 ± 2.78 17.76 ± 1.77* 69.56 ± 5.88 38.77 ± 3.62* 0.40 ± 0.01 0.46 ± 0.02*
8 30.39 ± 2.84 17.47 ± 1.93* 95.63 ± 7.27 37.63 ± 4.49* 0.32 ± 0.01 0.45 ± 0.03*
10 28.45 ± 3.04 14.53 ± 1.45* 103.9 ± 7.91 33.95 ± 3.96* 0.27 ± 0.03 0.43 ± 0.02*
  1. Values are the means ± sd. The asterisks indicate significant differences between seedlings in SP and LP solutions at the *0.05 level using the t-test (n = 8).