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Table 1 RCA (°) statistics for RILs derived from Sherpa/IRAT109 evaluated in four experiments

From: Stable and Novel Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) Confer Narrow Root Cone Angle in an Aerobic Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Production System

  GH IWS19 WW20 IWS20
n = 245 n = 250 n = 234 n = 234
  RILs
Min 68 111 114 110
Max 104 137 161 145
Mean 86** 123* 138** 127**
Single trial heritability 0.38 0.14 0.48 0.42
MET heritability 0.47 0.42 0.62 0.62
  Parents
IRAT109 80 117 127 118
Sherpa 88 125 141 129
  RCA Groups
Mean top 10% narrowest RCA 75 115 123 116
Mean top 10% widest RCA 97 131 152 137
  1. RCA root cone angle, GH Glasshouse Experiment, IWS19 intermittent water stress 2019 experiment, WW20 well-watered 2020 experiment, and IWS20 intermittent water stress 2020 experiment; ** - P < 0.001; *- P < 0.05; MET- multi-environment trial