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Table 2 Yield and its components for WT and mutant (KO)

From: Genetic Evidence for the Role of a Rice Vacuolar Invertase as a Molecular Sink Strength Determinant

  Number of productive panicles Number of spikelet per panicle Percentage of ripened grain Grain weight (g 1000 grains− 1) Yield (g m− 2)
WT 9.3 ± 0.4 112.4 ± 2.1 76.6 ± 2.8 27.7 ± 0.1 491.8 ± 25.2
KO 9.2 ± 0.4 107.8 ± 2.8 63 ± 2.2*** 19.3 ± 0.1*** 256.2 ± 18.7***
% reduction n.s. n.s. 17.75 30.32 47.91
  1. Data represent the mean ± SE (n = 12 plants). Asterisks indicate statistical significance of difference using Student’s T-statistic with ***-p < 0.001. Results of the 2016 field experiment indicated, with similar results obtained in 2015