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Table 1 Mean awn lengths (mm) and standard deviation observed for the parental lines, O. sativa IR36, O. rufipogon W630 and the J5 line (n = 5)

From: Evaluation of Domestication Loci Associated with Awnlessness in Cultivated Rice, Oryza sativa

Line Spikelet position
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
O. sativa IR36 1.4 ± 0.3 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.1 0.5 ± 0.4
O. rufipogon W630 78.2 ± 5.1 66.7 ± 2.5 85.1 ± 3.7 97.1 ± 3.5 105.4 ± 3.1
J5 line
(% length reduction) a
20.7 ± 0.9 12.6 ± 0.3 17.0 ± 0.4 20.6 ± 1.6 22.2 ± 1.8
(73.5%) (81.1%) (80.0%) (78.8%) (78.9%)
  1. aPercentage of length reduction compared to O. rufipogon W630