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Table 1 Infection of transformed and wild type roots by Striga hermonthica

From: Striga parasitizes transgenic hairy roots of Zea mays and provides a tool for studying plant-plant interactions

  No. of Striga plants Length of Striga plants (cm)
Wild type 53.8 ± 10.4 2.5 ± 0.5
Transformed 53.6 ± 9.3 3.0 ± 0.3
  1. Each value is an average of 10 plants ± the standard deviation from 3 independent experiments.
  2. Data for wildtype and transformed plants were not significantly different at P < 0.05 (ANOVA).