Table III.

Spot inoculation of NahG-expressing L. japonicus

Inoculations were performed as described in “Materials and Methods.” Data (average ± se) were taken from 10 or more plants per line at the times shown. dpi, Days postinoculation.

LineTransgene Copy NumberAverage Nodule Number/Plant
5 dpi6 dpi7 dpi10 dpi
Wild type00.65 ± 0.131.70 ± 0.282.85 ± 0.363.1 ± 0.25
GA6T300.95 ± 0.312.1 ± 0.352.18 ± 0.392.6 ± 0.29
GB8.1011.46 ± 0.45a2.82 ± 0.44a3.97 ± 0.47a4.2 ± 0.45a
GD9.611.37 ± 0.30a3.64 ± 0.48a3.98 ± 0.47a3.99 ± 0.41a
GI3.810.77 ± 0.602.63 ± 0.45a3.65 ± 0.65a3.78 ± 0.42
GK2.811.52 ± 0.58a2.37 ± 0.29a2.77 ± 0.543.62 ± 0.36
GK6.721.22 ± 0.27a2.96 ± 0.15a4.28 ± 0.31a4.35 ± 0.38a
GB3B31.25 ± 0.57a2.35 ± 0.32a3.37 ± 0.65a4.38 ± 0.66a
  • a Values significantly different (α = 0.05) by Student's t test when compared to wild type at the same dpi.