Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2007 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 10 No. 2, Issue of April 15, 2007
 

Table 2. Comparison of morphological characteristics between transgenic and untransformed control basmati rice.


Line No.

No. of tilles.

Plant height
(cm)

Days for panicle initiation

Days to maturity

Panicle length (cm)

Flag leaf area (cm2)

Average yield (%)

Awns

L-8-22-2

25a

109a

83a

104a

27NS

32NS

140a

Absent

L-8-22-32

23a

105a

85a

106a

26NS

30NS

140a

Absent

L-8-22-35

24a

111a

83a

104a

29NS

29NS

140a

Absent

Control

17b

156b

104b

131b

28NS

31NS

100b

Present

Note: Numbers with the same letter within a column are not significantly different from each other according to LSD test at 5% level of significance.


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