Table 3. Quantitative Growth Phenotypes of MOMT4 Transgenic Plants
GenotypeHeight (cm)BranchesStem Diameter (mm)Dry Weight (Grams/Three Plants)
Control-153.75 ± 1.075.25 ± 0.251.71 ± 0.071.89 ± 0.11
Control-251.92 ± 1.105.0 ± 0.331.43 ± 0.032.05 ± 0.13
Control-356.67 ± 1.25.10 ± 0.151.65 ± 0.042.13 ± 0.07
MOMT4-153.39 ± 0.724.91 ± 0.181.45 ± 0.04*2.05 ± 0.11
MOMT4-253.36 ± 0.725.00 ± 0.161.56 ± 0.042.17 ± 0.12
MOMT4-352.42 ± 0.774.83 ± 0.221.47 ± 0.04*1.86 ± 0.09
MOMT4-453.58 ± 0.934.83 ± 0.271.50 ± 0.04*2.0 ± 0.10
  • The data represent the means and se from eight or more biological analyses (n ≥ 8). Asterisks indicate significant difference compared to the average value of control lines from three independent transgenic events: *Student’s t test, P < 0.05.