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Table 1 Germination rates (Number of seeds germinated per 100 seeds placed on germination medium) of three transgenic lines at three different temperatures.

From: Expression of trehalose-6-phosphate synthase gene from Arabidopsis thaliana in transgenic tobacco: a strategy to increase temperature stress tolerance

Temperature WT B5A B5H B1F
24°C 99.0 a (1.0) 99.0 a (1.50) 99.0 a (2.00) 100.0 a (0.00)
15°C 32.3 a (4.1) 95.0 b (3.97) 97.4 b (2.95) 97.0 b (2.80)
35°C 18.0 a (3.8) 88.0 b (7.9) 85.2 b (6.35) 83.2 b (5.9)
  1. a, bPercentages with different superscripts indicate statistical significance (p < 0.05); Standard deviations are shown between parenthesis; WT – Wild Type plants; B5A, B5H and B1F – Transgenic lines