Table II.

Size measurements on 3-month-old greenhouse-grown p35S-SMT2 plants (vegetative stage) from T3 generations and corresponding mean sterol composition

Line (n)Plant HeightExpanded LeavesLength of Epidermal CellsR
StemMidrib
cmno. plant−1 μm
Wild type (11)80.8  ± 8.81-a 20.7  ± 1.9179.0  ± 41.0363.7  ± 112.81.08
A (10)51.6  ± 5.321.1  ± 1.6165.3  ± 36.5427.5  ± 82.10.06
D (33)52.5  ± 9.321.5  ± 2.6176.7  ± 47.8404.7  ± 103.70.07
E (21)60.4  ± 5.422.0  ± 1.5172.1  ± 33.1351.1  ± 94.60.05
  • F1-a Mean ± sd.