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Table 1 VIGS efficiency in S. hermonthica

From: A virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) system for functional genomics in the parasitic plant Striga hermonthica

Treatment No of transformed plants % of PDS transformed plants (photo-bleached) % of PDS negative plants (not photo-bleached)
GV3101/TRV2-PDS + GV3101/TRV1    
Agro-infiltration 12.9 ± 2.9 60.2 ± 2.9* 39.8 ± 5
Agro-drench 12.2 ± 1.5 10.3 ± 1.5* 89.7 ± 3
GV3101/TRV1 8.0 ± 1.5 0.0 100.0*
GV3101 8.0 ± 1.0 0.0 100.0*
  1. *Significant values; P ≤ 0.05.