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Table 1 Variation in stem height and stem girth at different time points of studied WT and MT Aifen No. banana plants

From: Transcriptome and metabolome profiling provide insights into molecular mechanism of pseudostem elongation in banana

Time Trait Wild type (Dwarf) Mutant (High)
5–6 leaves seedlings Stem girth (cm) 3.5–5.0 2.0–3.0
Plant height (m) 0.12–0.14 0.18–0.22
Three months Stem girth (cm) 20.3–22.5 15.5–18.5
Plant height (m) 0.4–0.8 1.0–1.3
Six months Stem girth (cm) 45.5–49.5 38.5–40.6
Plant height (m) 1.0–1.2 1.5–2.0
Nine months Stem girth (cm) 80.6–82.5 74.5–76.8
Plant height (m) 1.6–1.8 2.5–3.0
Budding stage Stem girth (cm) 95.5–98.5 92.5–95.0
Plant height (m) 2.0–2.5 2.8–3.5
Harvest period Stem girth (cm) 95.5–98.5 92.5–95.0
Plant height (m) 2.0–2.5 2.8–3.5