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Table 2 Membrane stability index (MSI) of test transgenic chickpea lines and control under WS (Level 1) and WS (Level 4) with corresponding leaf water potential

From: Transgenic chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) harbouring AtDREB1a are physiologically better adapted to water deficit

Lines Stress Level 1 Stress Level 4
Soil
Moisture
(%)
LWP
(MPa)
MSI Soil
Moisture
(%)
LWP (MPa) MSI
17.1 18.5 −0.55 27.0 6.82 −1.42 22.2
17.2 19.2 −0.58 38.3 7.45 −1.25 21.8
17.3 18.0 −0.60 33.6 7.00 −1.11 20.8
17.4 19.5 −0.48 33.3 6.92 −1.05 13.5
17.5 20.0 −0.50 43.5 6.22 −1.22 14.6
17.6 20.1 −0.45 39.7 6.74 −1.00 24.0
17.7 19.8 −0.52 34.9 7.24 −1.15 16.2
17.8 18.8 −0.62 31.4 7.23 −0.98 17.0
17.9 19.6 −0.56 30.6 7.25 −1.15 16.6
17.10 20.0 −0.44 27.0 6.92 −1.21 15.8
17.12 20.4 −0.52 28.9 6.87 −1.11 17.6
17.13 19.6 −0.58 44.3 7.08 −1.08 12.8
17.14 20.5 −0.57 49.3 7.32 −1.11 13.6
17.15 20.4 −0.44 24.1 7.51 −1.18 13.7
17.16 20.2 −0.56 29.0 6.75 −1.20 17.0
Control 20.1 −0.48 27.0 6.88 −1.45 16.5
Mean 19.7 −0.53 33.9 7.01 −1.03 16.5
CD0.05 2.18 0.18 4.25 1.98 0.13 0.41
  1. Values indicate mean of five replicates