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Table 4 The quality of seeds obtained from the plants exposed to chlorsulfuron

From: Sublethal application of various sulfonylurea and imidazolinone herbicides favors outcrossing and hybrid seed production in oilseed rape

Seed samplesSeed yield (g/plant)1000-grain-weight (g)aGermination rate (%)aHybridity (%)b
Zhong9 CIMS× BC53013.75 ± 0.66**3.52 ± 0.0890.7 ± 3.1093.0 ± 1.87
Zhong9-A× BC53016.93 ± 0.953.74 ± 0.0897.2 ± 2.2396.7 ± 2.27
Q5005 CIMS× BC53019.05 ± 0.943.86 ± 0.0892.5 ± 2.1091.4 ± 2.80
Q5005-A× BC53018.89 ± 0.833.98 ± 0.0796.8 ± 2.0092.8 ± 2.53
  1. aThe coarse seed lot contained unfilled seeds
  2. bThe seed lot experienced cleaning process and contained only plump seeds
  3. The symbol ** indicates significant difference at 0.01 level