Table 1.

Leaf and Leaf Cell Sizes in Different Genotypes

Wild Typecyp78a5Pro35S:MIR156f
First leaf length (mm)8.20 ± 0.507.38 ± 0.23*8.00 ± 0.21
First leaf width (mm)7.58 ± 0.295.38 ± 0.23*7.45 ± 0.33
Third leaf length (mm)17.58 ± 0.3612.54 ± 0.33*13.13 ± 0.43*
Third leaf width (mm)9.71 ± 0.588.04 ± 0.26*9.21 ± 0.26
Largest leaf length (mm)21.79 ± 0.8117.42 ± 0.36*17.38 ± 0.38*
Largest leaf width (mm)12.79 ± 0.508.92 ± 0.42*10.79 ± 0.45*
Cell size (μm2)a7446 ± 3197436 ± 3647314 ± 367
  • For each genotype, 12 20-d-old long-day-grown plants were scored. sd is given. Asterisks indicate significant difference from the wild type (Student's t test with Bonferroni correction, P < 0.01).

  • a Subepidermal palisade cells of the largest leaf were measured.