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Table 1 Agronomic traits comparison between wild-type and T0 X8-FAD2-1i transgenic trees

From: Development of marker-free transgenic Jatrophaplants with increased levels of seed oleic acid

  Heighta (cm) Diameter of main stema (mm) Number of primary branchesa Seed number per fruit Seed number per tree Seed weight per seed (mg)
WT 108.0 ± 13.0 (2) 32.0 ± 2.0 (2) 4.5 ± 0.5 (2) 2.2 ± 0.1 (12) 12.5 ± 0.5 (2) 336.0 ± 27.3 (25)
HO 105.0 ± 5.8 (4) 30.0 ± 1.7 (4) 6.3 ± 1.9 (4) 2.1 ± 0.2 (26) 13.5 ± 3.7 (4) 327.7 ± 20.9 (55)
Non-HO 109.4 ± 7.8 (16) 30.7 ± 1.7 (16) 6.1 ± 0.7 (16) 2.1 ± 0.1 (136) 10.2 ± 3.4 (16) 322.0 ± 23.5 (286)
  1. aMeasured and recorded in May 2011. The data are presented as average ± standard error (n), where n is the number of fruits, trees or seeds used in the statistical analysis. WT: Wild-type; HO: high-oleic-acid; non-HO: non-high-oleic-acid trait.