Table I.

Survival of Ubi1:CBF3 and Ubi1:ABF3 plants under drought stress

PlantsaTotalbSurvivalcSurvival Rated
Ubi1:CBF3
    NC3600%
    1-4-1363494%
    2-1-13636100%
    4-8-13636100%
    6-5-1361439%
Ubi1:ABF3
    NC3638%
    1-4-1362158%
    2-1-1362467%
    5-8-1361850%
  • a Four-week-old soil-grown plants withheld water for 4 d followed by watering for 7 d and results scored. Plants were considered dead if there was no regrowth 7 d of rewatering. Water loss during the drought periods was similar for all pots.

  • b Total number of plants used in each assay.

  • c Number of survival plants.

  • d Percent of survived plants (survival/total × 100).