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Table 2 The biomass of maize Q319 in SP and LP solutions

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

Time (day) Root DW (10-2 g/plant) Shoot DW (10-2 g/plant) Ratio of root-shoot    
  SP LP SP LP SP LP
0 1.20 ± 0.11 1.17 ± 0.09 2.34 ± 0.12 2.29 ± 0.10 0.51 ± 0.02 0.51 ± 0.01
1 1.37 ± 0.065 1.39 ± 0.17 2.70 ± 0.04 2.70 ± 0.13 0.50 ± 0.02 0.51 ± 0.02
3 1.75 ± 0.21 1.80 ± 0.20 3.47 ± 0.48 3.51 ± 0.49 0.50 ± 0.03 0.54 ± 0.04
6 2.46 ± 0.17 2.67 ± 0.20 5.88 ± 0.47 6.03 ± 0.39 0.42 ± 0.02 0.44 ± 0.01
8 2.79 ± 0.20 3.23 ± 0.18* 8.47 ± 0.30 8.09 ± 0.36 0.33 ± 0.03 0.40 ± 0.03
10 3.04 ± 0.14 3.66 ± 0.22* 10.57 ± 0.23 9.51 ± 0.27* 0.29 ± 0.01 0.37 ± 0.03*
  1. Values are the means ± sd. The asterisks indicate significant differences between seedlings in SP and LP nutrient solutions at the *0.05 level using the t-test (n = 10).