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Table 1 Characteristics of wild-type and transgenic plants

From: Heteroexpression of Osa-miR319b improved switchgrass biomass yield and feedstock quality by repression of PvPCF5

  Rachis length (cm) Stem length (cm) Leaf length (cm) Blade width (mm) Blade thickness (mm)
WT1 97.39 ± 10.68 bc 92.53 ± 3.46 de 65.78 ± 9.94 a 14.10 ± 1.97 b 0.15 ± 0.01 c
WT2 94.33 ± 5.56 c 89.91 ± 7.86 d 67.66 ± 10.69 a 14.46 ± 0.86 b 0.14 ± 0.01 dc
TG21 104.95 ± 10.51 ab 118.40 ± 14.56 a 62.85 ± 13.13 ab 17.04 ± 2.56 a 0.23 ± 0.03 a
TG20 104.62 ± 12.34 a 107.63 ± 7.61 bc 63.61 ± 10.00 a 17.30 ± 2.57 a 0.23 ± 0.03 ab
TG1 107.23 ± 10.5 ab 112.67 ± 5.65 ab 61.20 ± 7.68 ab 18.03 ± 2.27 a 0.21 ± 0.02 b
M4 59.79 ± 9.88 de 100.30 ± 6.90 cd 50.84 ± 4.29 c 9.95 ± 0.93 c 0.12 ± 0.01 de
M1 64.95 ± 5.98 d 100.74 ± 9.22 cd 55.94 ± 3.17 bc 11.14 ± 0.51 cd 0.11 ± 0.01 de
M3 54.17 ± 7.53 e 96.84 ± 16.31 de 49.46 ± 4.23 c 11.72 ± 1.09 d 0.11 ± 0.01 e
  1. Each number is the mean of four biological repeats (with 20 technical repeats) ± SD. Different letters indicate statistically significant differences as determined by Duncan’s multiple range test (P < 0.05)