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Table 1 Whole plot seed yield and number of pods per node (PPN) in response to three abiotic stress treatments and their respective control

From: Physiological and transcriptomic responses in the seed coat of field-grown soybean (Glycine max L. Merr.) to abiotic stress

Treatment Ambient Seed Yield (g m−2) Treatment Seed Yield (g m−2) % Yield Decrease Ambient PPN Treatment PPN PPN p-value PPN d.f. Optimal α Optimal β
Drought 337.7 ± 15.9 251.8 ± 34.0 25.4 3.4 ± 0.3 2.7 ± 0.1 0.181‡ 2 0.38 0.40
Elevated [O 3 ] 3.4 ± 0.2 2.8 ± 0.2 0.120‡ 3 0.33 0.39
Elevated Temperature 373.6 ± 15.2 297.2 ± 17.9 20.5 3.3 ± 0.2 3.0 ± 0.1 0.144‡ 3 0.33 0.39
  1. Values represent the mean ± the standard error
  2. PPN = pods per node; d.f. = degrees of freedom from each pod per node data
  3. ‡ = significant based on optimal α analysis (See Methods section)