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Table 4 Seed biomass of WT and transgenic (T) tobacco plants

From: The antioxidative defense system is involved in the premature senescence in transgenic tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum NC89)

Biomass WT T3-1 T3-2 T3-3
Capsule (number) 24.0 ± 1.0a 16.0 ± 1.0b 17.0 ± 3.0b 16.3 ± 2.3b
Weight per 1000 grains (mg) 76.2 ± 1.5c 89.2 ± 3.5a 88.1 ± 1.8a 84.9 ± 2.2b
  1. Tobacco seeds dried to constant weight were used in this experiment. Values shown are means ±  SE ( five biological replicates is presented)
  2. Different letters indicate statistically significant differences at P ≤ 0.05