Table 1.

Root Growth and Cell Size Parameters in Wild-Type and clasp-1 Plants

PlantDivision Zone Cell NumberMitotic Index (%)Cortical Cell Length (μm)Root Growth Rate (μm/d)Cell Production Rate (cells/d)
Wild type40.6 ± 0.3 (n = 16)3.01 (n = 16)210 ± 28 (n = 247)6830 ± 118 (n = 8)33 ± 0.6 (n = 8)
clasp-114.6 ± 0.2 (n = 16)2.47 (n = 16)90 ± 18 (n = 183)1350 ± 17 (n = 10)15 ± 0.2 (n = 10)
P5.00E-180.459.00E-092.16E-125.95E-09
  • Data are means ± sd. P values are from Student's t tests.