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Table 1 Criteria to score plants after partial submergence in water or in a 0.1% starch solution

From: Experimental comparison of two methods to study barley responses to partial submergence

Score Leaf colour Leaf wilting
1 (sensitive) All leaves show discolouration All Leaves are wilted and show signs of necrosis
2 75% of leaves show discolouration All Leaves are wilted
3 50% of leaves show discolouration Some wilting
4 Slight discolouration at tips of leaves Some wilting
5 Slight discolouration at tips of leaves No wilting
6 (tolerant) All leaves are green No wilting
  1. Pictures illustrating each of these criteria are shown in Additional file 1: Figure S1