Table 1.

Wall Thickness of Vessels and Fibers in the Stems of the Wild Type and Plants with Dominant Repression of MYB58 or MYB63

PlantInterfascicular FibersVesselsXylary Fibers
Wild type1.95 ± 0.310.97 ± 0.180.71 ± 0.09
MYB58-DR0.96 ± 0.100.80 ± 0.090.45 ± 0.07
MYB63-DR0.54 ± 0.110.62 ± 0.050.30 ± 0.06
  • The wall thickness was measured from transmission electron micrographs of fibers and vessels. Data are means (μm) ± se from 25 cells.