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Table 3 Leaf trait parameters (± SD) of the 18-month-old aspen lines

From: Various effects of the expression of the xyloglucanase gene from Penicillium canescens in transgenic aspen under semi-natural conditions

Line Area, mm2 Circularity Length, mm Width, mm Length to width
Pt (control) 5776.3 ± 203.9 91.6 ± 1.79 96.3 ± 2.85 81.0 ± 2.51 1.20 ± 0.04
Xeg-1-1a 4921.6 ± 172.2 85.5 ± 1.91* 100.1 ± 3.09 69.1 ± 2.03* 1.47 ± 0.05*
Xeg-1-1b 4176.3 ± 156.7* 86.0 ± 1.85* 89.9 ± 2.77 65.3 ± 2.59* 1.39 ± 0.04*
Xeg-1-1c 5526.3 ± 197.8 87.1 ± 1.09* 102.4 ± 2.35 75.0 ± 2.77 1.38 ± 0.04*
Xeg-2-1b 6020.8 ± 210.7 90.1 ± 2.14 105.1 ± 2.71 77.7 ± 2.56 1.37 ± 0.04*
Xeg-2-3b 4784.6 ± 167.4* 88.2 ± 1.15* 95.5 ± 1.98 68.9 ± 2.09* 1.39 ± 0.05*
Xeg-2-5a 5901.5 ± 212.4 86.6 ± 1.55* 108.8 ± 2.79* 76.2 ± 2.45 1.45 ± 0.05*
  1. *significantly different from Pt at P ≤ 0.05 based on ANOVA
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