Table I.

Nodule numbers and root growth of grafted plants between skl and A17 (wild type)

Graft (Shoot/Root)Number of PlantsNodule Numbers per PlantaRoot Growtha
mm
A17/A17153 ± 2 b44 ± 24 d
A17/skl515 ± 5 c31 ± 13 d
skl/A17102 ± 1 b32 ± 16 d
skl/skl524 ± 7 c30 ± 13 d
  • a Values are mean ± sd. Values followed by the same lowercase letter in the column are significantly different (Kruskal-Wallis test with Dunn's Multiple Comparison post test; P < 0.05).