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Table 3 Average value of each parameter measured on cross-section images

From: Histological quantification of maize stem sections from FASGA-stained images

  Global Genotypes
Cm484 F271 F4 F7025
I NI I NI I NI I NI
Count 125 16 16 14 15 16 16 16 16
Morphometry
 Stem area (cm2) 1.81 (0.75) 1.75 (0.22) 1.64 (0.21) 1.29 (0.18) 1.02 (0.19) 1.55 (0.41) 1.44 (0.21) 3.02 (0.79) 2.66 (0.42)
 Bundle number 153.2 (46.2) 114.7 (9.4) 128.8 (20.0) 143.1 (27.9) 134.6 (33.0) 129 (23.9) 147.9 (32.3) 214.1 (38.9) 211.3 (38.7)
 Bundle intensity 91.2 (26.9) 66.6 (10.1) 79.8 (14.2) 111.2 (17.2) 133.8 (28.6) 85.3 (10.7) 103.3 (17.1) 74.5 (18.7) 80.5 (17.5)
Tissue fractions
 Lignified fraction 51.9 (24.5) 61.1 (2.7) 65.3 (3.5) 72.8 (4.0) 68.9 (2.4) 15.6 (9.1) 8.2 (2.3) 68.1 (4.5) 58.6 (9.1)
 Non lignified fraction 30.1 (25.3) 23.8 (3.7) 20.9 (4.0) 6.8 (3.3) 8.9 (3.8) 68.3 (9.6) 73.4 (5.9) 14.2 (3.8) 19.8 (7.2)
 Rind fraction 12.9 (3.9) 12 (0.9) 10.3 (1.4) 15.9 (3.1) 16.8 (4.5) 11.6 (3.0) 11.5 (4.1) 11.7 (2.2) 14.2 (5.3)
 Bundle fraction 5.2 (2.0) 3.1 (0.8) 3.5 (0.7) 4.5 (1.0) 5.5 (1.4) 4.5 (1.1) 6.9 (2.0) 6.1 (1.6) 7.3 (2.2)
Lignified fraction
 Mean red 157.8 (29.0) 182.1 (7.3) 182.6 (6.7) 173.3 (5.9) 159.3 (4.1) 124.3 (25.8) 107.3 (19.2) 172.5 (6.7) 162.8 (5.3)
 Mean green 145.6 (25.6) 174.2 (13.5) 177.7 (8.8) 147.1 (10.0) 146.3 (9.2) 127.4 (27.8) 114.7 (23.5) 140 (13.3) 137.6 (8.1)
 Mean blue 180 (24.7) 204.9 (8.6) 207.1 (4.2) 184.8 (6.7) 178.2 (6.5) 158.1 (27.4) 143 (23.0) 181.6 (9.0) 182.4 (6.2)
Non-lignified fraction
 Mean red 70 (13.3) 76.7 (9.0) 78.7 (9.0) 66 (11.4) 74.3 (9.1) 78.6 (11.7) 61.3 (12.4) 68.9 (12.7) 55.2 (9.8)
 Mean green 149.8 (31.3) 155.5 (15.3) 153.3 (11.6) 113.2 (14.9) 115.4 (17.6) 195 (7.7) 186.5 (19.6) 138.3 (10.3) 134.5 (14.4)
 Mean blue 156.6 (28.6) 157.8 (12.8) 156.4 (8.8) 126.9 (13.1) 119.1 (20.7) 200.1 (4.8) 188.6 (15.6) 153.3 (7.2) 145 (12.0)
Rind fraction
 Mean red 40.2 (7.6) 43.3 (6.4) 42 (6.0) 45.2 (5.3) 39.1 (12.0) 43.7 (4.4) 37 (6.6) 41 (3.1) 30.9 (4.4)
 Mean green 42.9 (7.0) 43.8 (3.3) 48.3 (5.6) 42 (3.3) 43.5 (9.3) 45.8 (6.5) 45.5 (5.0) 32.5 (3.5) 41.8 (4.6)
 Mean blue 50.4 (6.7) 47.7 (2.6) 52.1 (4.9) 50.3 (4.3) 48.6 (11.0) 56.2 (6.5) 54.4 (4.8) 44.1 (4.1) 49.3 (4.5)
Bundle fraction
 Mean red 43.4 (7.4) 42.7 (3.7) 39.4 (3.8) 53.2 (4.3) 44.3 (5.9) 45.4 (3.7) 36.9 (6.3) 48.4 (8.4) 38 (5.8)
 Mean green 59.2 (6.8) 65.4 (4.5) 60.5 (4.6) 62.2 (5.3) 52.9 (7.7) 62.2 (6.4) 57.3 (4.4) 58.1 (6.1) 54.9 (6.0)
 Mean blue 65.4 (7.0) 67.3 (3.5) 62.7 (4.6) 73.7 (6.2) 59.5 (9.3) 66.7 (5.7) 61.7 (5.3) 68.7 (4.9) 63.3 (5.4)
  1. For each parameter, the table presents the global average as well as the average for each combination of genotype and water treatment. The standard deviations are given in brackets