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Table 4 Time required (in hours) for the different VIGS ILL lines to reach 50% flower pedicel abscission

From: A family of auxin conjugate hydrolases from Solanum lycopersicum and analysis of their roles in flower pedicel abscission

Silenced SlILL gene(s) CK ILL1 ILL3 ILL5 ILL6 ILL7
Time to 50% abscission 17.8 ± 0.29 a 16 ± 0.32 b 17.5 ± 0.32 a 16.3 ± 0.29 b 16.2 ± 0.22 b 17.7 ± 0.16 a
Silenced SlILL gene(s) ILL1 + 5 ILL1 + 6 ILL5 + 6 ILL3 + 7 ILL1 + 5 + 6  
Time to 50% abscission 15.3 ± 0.41 c 15.4 ± 0.19 c 15.3 ± 0.35 c 17.6 0.53 a 12.4 ± 0.33 d  
  1. a, b, c, and d indicate significant differences at P < 0.05. CK as the control. Results are the means of three replicates ± SD, with at least 15 samples per replicate