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Table 4 Lateral shoot production in field trials at an experimental site

From: Inhibition of lateral shoot formation by RNA interference and chemically induced mutations to genes expressed in the axillary meristem of Nicotiana tabacum L.

Trial No Line code Primary lateral shoots Secondary lateral shoots Tertiary lateral shoots
Number ± SD Weight (g) ± SD Number ± SD Weight (g) ± SD Number ± SD Weight (g) ± SD
1 SAS-Ls-1 20.60 ± 1.65 36.79 ± 15.34 5.60 ± 1.78 9.99 ± 5.09 3.10 ± 0.99 4.27 ± 2.46
SAS-ls-1 23.10 ± 1.37 18.42 ± 7.09 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a
SAS-Ls-2 20.20 ± 2.30 37.44 ± 18.29 8.40 ± 2.55 22.33 ± 9.33 1.90 ± 1.10 3.71 ± 3.21
SAS-ls-2 22.56 ± 1.33 32.03 ± 11.72 0.33 ± 0.71a 0.50 ± 1.10a 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a
2 SAS-Bl1-1 21.10 ± 1.22 57.38 ± NC 16.00 ± 3.61 64.98 ± NC 2.30 ± 1.75 17.67 ± NC
SAS-bl1-1 18.80 ± 0.80 42.87 ± NC 1.46 ± 2.18a 8.67 ± NC 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± NC
SAS-Bl1-2 22.00 ± 1.71 155.01 ± NC 19.83 ± 2.86 56.13 ± NC 12.17 ± 5.86 57.02 ± NC
SAS-bl1-2 23.60 ± 2.28 95.94 ± NC 8.36 ± 3.82a 49.57 ± NC 1.43 ± 1.70a 5.38 ± NC
3 SAS-REV 19.89 ± 0.60 85.11 ± 39.78 8.78 ± 2.91 35.63 ± 12.48 5.33 ± 2.96 17.10 ± 14.11
SAS-rev 19.80 ± 0.63 78.42 ± 29.98 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a
  1. NC Not calculable
  2. aSignificantly different from the wild-type line(s) in the same trial at the 1% level as determined by the t-test