Table III. Lengths of the intervals between successive lateral roots classified according to the type of lateral roots delimiting the interval in the shootward direction (sample size and mean and sd in mm for each type)

No significant differences between the means were found (ANOVA, P = 0.83 and P = 0.33 for pearl millet and maize, respectively).

ParameterPearl MilletMaize
ABCABC
Sample size1652967852498301,958
Mean2.22.12.11.61.61.7
sd2.72.71.91.61.51.5