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Table 3 Comparing the average of agronomic traits for three Zmm22 over-expression events to that for their non-transgenic siblings (control). A * indicates that the control is significantly different from the transgenic

From: Genome-wide association analysis of stalk biomass and anatomical traits in maize

  Event 1 Event 2 Event 3
Control Transgenic Control Transgenic Control Transgenic
Number of individuals 12 10 10 9 10 12
Plant height (cm) 204.50 165.56*1 209.50 193.89* 210.56 178.64*
Stalk diameter (cm) 2.42 2.15* 2.42 2.19* 2.06 2.04 ns
Tassel branch number 11.10 7.22* 12.30 8.56* 10.25 7.64*
Stover yield (gr) 116.13 60.79* 116.50 84.93* 85.64 75.94 ns
Cob length (cm) 13.46 9.65* 12.51 11.45 ns 11.91 11.44 ns
Cob width (cm) 2.53 2.29* 2.47 2.59 ns 2.40 2.45 ns
Ear height (cm) 108.00 61.88* 117.00 86.25* 124.00 74.38*
Below ear internode number 8.30 5.44* 8.60 6.50* 8.60 5.57*
Below ear internode length (cm) 13.05 11.47* 13.61 13.29 ns 14.45 13.45*
Above ear height (cm) 96.50 125.00* 92.50 117.22* 86.67 103.57*
Above ear node number 6.70 6.71 ns2 6.30 6.75 ns 6.67 6.71 ns
Above ear internode length (cm) 14.45 16.29* 14.70 15.98 ns 12.99 15.46*
  1. 1Significance at p < 0.05
  2. 2Non-significant