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Table 1 Fruit parameters: size (average height and average diameter), weight, total sugar content from control and DefH9-iaaM transgenic lines of strawberry (F. vesca and F. x ananassa) cultivated in greenhouse and raspberry (R. idaeus) cultivated in open field.

From: The defH9-iaaM auxin-synthesizing gene increases plant fecundity and fruit production in strawberry and raspberry

  Fruit size Fruit weight Total Sugar
Lines Height (mm) Diameter (mm) g °Brix
  F. vesca – greenhouse
Control 11.90 ± 0.09 c 11.69 ± 0.44 c 0.76 ± 0.01 c 11.46 ± 0.54 a
DefH9-iaaM 1 13.14 ± 0.10 b 13.05 ± 0.47 b 0.90 ± 0.01 b 11.72 ± 0.41 a
DefH9-iaaM 2 13.99 ± 0.10 a 13.81 ± 0.47 a 0.99 ± 0.02 a 11.34 ± 0.49 a
  F. x ananassa – greenhouse
Control 30.77 ± 0.91 b 23.77 ± 0.77 b 7.76 ± 0.69 b 7,87 ± 0.12 a
DefH9-iaaM 1 37.55 ± 1.02 a 29.11 ± 0.69 a 12.55 ± 0.78 a 7,91 ± 0.15 a
  R. idaeus – open field
Control 19.82 ± 1.12 b 21.80 ± 1.10 b 2.19 ± 0.05 b 11.73 ± 0.18 a
DefH9-iaaM 1 21.89 ± 1.30 a 24.30 ± 1.11 a 2.50 ± 0.07 a 13.50 ± 0.13 a
  1. Values are means ± SE calculated on at least 30 fruits for each production cycle (see methods for details). For each trait, means followed by at least one common letter are not significantly different according to Duncan's Multiple Range Test (p < 0.01). SE = Standard Error.