Table 4 One-way analysis of variance based on the 1509th nucleotide (233rd amino acid) in 3rd exon of NAL1 using 103 accessions from NIAS Core Collection
1509th nucleotide (233rd amino acid) in 3rd exon
G (arginine), n = 62A (histidine), n = 41One-way analysis of variance
TraitAverageAveragePR2
Length of flag leaf (mm)330 ± 5165349 ± 3984NS
Width of flag leaf (mm)13.2 ± 5.015.3 ± 9.41.39E-040.13
No. of large vascular bundles12.4 ± 1.812.9 ± 3.1NS
No. of small vascular bundles44.9 ± 78.149.8 ± 109.81.32E-020.06
No. of small vascular bundles between two large vascular bundles4.63 ± 0.244.90 ± 0.351.52E-020.06
Distance between small vascular bundles (μm) 196 ± 368215 ± 2502.13E-060.20
Thickness of flag leaf (μm)
 At point of large vascular bundlea231 ± 860232 ± 508NS
 At point of small vascular bundleb115 ± 191115 ± 142NS
 At point of motor cellb98.2 ± 126.598.5 ± 92.6NS
  • a Second large vascular bundle from midrib.

  • b Near second large vascular bundle from midrib.