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Table 1 Detection of lodging index, extension, and pushing forces of the OsSUS3-transgenic lines in field experiments

From: AtCesA8-driven OsSUS3 expression leads to largely enhanced biomass saccharification and lodging resistance by distinctively altering lignocellulose features in rice

Transgenic lines Lodging index Extension force (N) Pushing force (N)
2013 2015 2013 2015 2015
Vector
 ZH11 170.62 ± 7.66   269.21 ± 8.47   173.80 ± 8.92   202.93 ± 7.18   1.66 ± 0.13  
 EV 166.70 ± 6.34   278.64 ± 16.1   178.96 ± 4.28   206.78 ± 6.97   1.69 ± 0.14  
AtCesA8::SUS3
 1 108.14 ± 6.13** −37%a 221.18 ± 7.59** −18% 190.78 ± 3.08* +10% 230.42 ± 4.79** +14% 2.31 ± 0.10** +39%
 2 108.96 ± 7.82** −36% 188.84 ± 22.72** −30% 202.67 ± 15.59** +17% 222.23 ± 3.54** +10% 2.01 ± 0.06** +21%
 3 97.72 ± 8.57** −43% 211.07 ± 11.23** −22% 193.80 ± 11.04* +12% 219.32 ± 3.67** +8% 1.88 ± 0.09** +13%
 4 85.62 ± 9.24** −50% 223.44 ± 14.06** −17% 196.26 ± 11.28** +13% 224.85 ± 12.46** +11% 2.39 ± 0.10** +44%
  1. * and **, indicated significant difference between transgenic lines and ZH11 control by t test as P < 0.05 and 0.01 (n = 10)
  2. aPercentage of increased or decreased level between transgenic line and ZH11 by subtraction of two values divided by ZH11