Table II. Wood bulk density, fiber area, and number of fiber cells per 10,000 μm2 in the wild type and SUT3RNAi lines

Values shown are means ± se (n = 4 biological replicates). Student’s t test P values are denoted with asterisks: *P < 0.05.

ParameterWild TypeSUT3RNAi-1SUT3RNAi-3
Bulk density (kg m−3)295 ± 6260 ± 11*275 ± 10
Fiber area of total area (%)80 ± 0.978 ± 0.679 ± 0.4
Number of fiber cells per 10,000 μm258 ± 358 ± 359 ± 3