Table 1

Agronomic and biofuel-associated traits of the sorghum lines used for resequencing

Sorghum line

BTx623

Ji2731

Keller

E-Tian


Plant height (cm)

136.3 ± 9.7

235.6 ± 17.1

381.4 + 26.2

268.0 ± 12.5

Brix (%)

12.2 ± 1.2

0

17.5 + 2.5

15.4 + 2.1

Stem weight (g)

165.0 ± 35.4

252.0 + 42.4

635.0 + 84.9

457.2 + 166.5

Stem diameter (cm)

1.5 ± 0.2

1.5 ± 0.1

1.6 + 0.2

1.4 ± 0.3

Internode number

8.2 ± 0.4

10.7 ± 0.5

13.0 + 0.7

10.9 ± 0.3

Leaf weight (g)

73.4 ± 23.5

70.8 ± 10.9

165.0 + 24.7

79.6 ± 22.1

Panicle length (cm)

26.7 ± 2.8

18.1 ± 1.1

24.2 + 1.8

22.9 ± 2.0

Panicle weight (g)

83.0 ± 14.1

98.4 ± 10.5

58 + 10.6

88.0 + 32.0

Peduncle length (cm)

41.3 ± 2.9

21.1 ± 3.7

56.7 + 3.4

39.9 ± 1.9


The data are shown as mean with standard errors and were collected from plants grown in an experimental field in Gongzhulin, Jilin in three consecutive years from 2007 to 2009.

Zheng et al. Genome Biology 2011 12:R114   doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-11-r114

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