Table I.

Analysis of orientation parameters from FESEM images of cell walls

Spacing, nmEccentricity, Mean ± sd
Control170 nm Oryzalin300 nm Oryzalin
18.60.92 ± 0.120.93 ± 0.090.87 ± 0.09
23.750.91 ± 0.130.96 ± 0.060.94 ± 0.05
32.70.96 ± 0.050.94 ± 0.030.94 ± 0.07
Angle, Degrees, Mean ± sd
18.60 ± 132 ± 1912 ± 28
23.75−1 ± 162 ± 305 ± 25
32.70 ± 177 ± 36−2 ± 30
  • These parameters were obtained from the Fourier transform, as described in “Materials and Methods.” Number of cells examined: 20 (control), 14 (170 nm oryzalin), and 12 (300 nm oryzalin).