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Table 1 A comparative study* of physical, chemical and anatomical characteristics

From: Functional characterization of a serine-threonine protein kinase from Bambusa balcooathat implicates in cellulose overproduction and superior quality fiber formation

Sample Slenderness ratio Flexibility coefficient Runkle ratio Cellulose content Mean number of fiber cells
Control 17.8 ± 1.6a 37.6 ± 1.7a 1.7 ± 0.1b 119.0 ± 1.8a 22 ± 2a
S1 22.6 ± 1.2b 42.4 ± 1.1b 1.4 ± 0.1a 138.3 ± 2.6b 30 ± 2b
S2 23.1 ± 0.6b 44.7 ± 0.8b 1.2 ± 0.1a 131.7 ± 2.3b 31 ± 2b
S3 23.1 ± 0.9b 45.0 ± 2.1b 1.2 ± 0.1a 156.3 ± 2.3c 31 ± 2b
S4 22.8 ± 1.3b 44.0 ± 1.5b 1.3 ± 0.1a 148.3 ± 2.1bc 32 ± 2b
S5 23.6 ± 1.2b 44.8 ± 2.0b 1.2 ± 0.1a 165.8 ± 2.5c 30 ± 2b
  1. *Fibers isolated from transgenic (S1-S5) and vector transformed (control) tobacco plants. Mean value followed by same superscripts within a column do not differ significantly (P ≤ 0.05) according to DMRT.