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Table 2 Yield component differences between wild-type and transgenic lines

From: Enhancing xanthine dehydrogenase activity is an effective way to delay leaf senescence and increase rice yield

LinesEffective spikes per plantGrain number per spikeSetting rate (%)Thousand kernel weight (g)Spike length (cm)Grain length (mm)Grain width (mm)Grain thickness (mm)
WT35.33 ± 3.21 a35.30 ± 5.04 a74.97 ± 2.64 a24.15 ± 1.11 ab11.36 ± 0.22 b7.43 ± 0.28 a3.30 ± 0.11 ab2.30 ± 0.20 a
Ri332.00 ± 4.00 a41.44 ± 8.61 a63.03 ± 4.87 b22.51 ± 1.76 b10.97 ± 0.47 b7.01 ± 0.19 b3.24 ± 0.05 b2.17 ± 0.04 a
OE936.67 ± 3.21 a42.39 ± 6.12 a79.63 ± 3.01 a24.88 ± 0.53 a12.75 ± 0.19 a7.52 ± 0.22 a3.34 ± 0.08 a2.25 ± 0.07 a
  1. All grains measured after harvest and drying for 3 days. Values are means±SEM, n = 5. Significant differences (P < 0.05) are denoted by different lowercase letters