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Table 1 Growth characteristics of pollen-source and pollen-receptor switchgrass plants grown under field conditions

From: Pollen-mediated gene flow from transgenic to non-transgenic switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) in the field

Field plot Tiller number Height (cm) Above-ground biomass (g)
Pollen source 44 ± 13.0 107.5 ± 11.0 26
North 10 29 ± 13.0 128 ± 389 10
North 20 27 ± 10.5 142.9 ± 22.5 78
South 10 18 ± 8.4 170.5 ± 7.5 52
South 20 10 ± 2.5 103.2 ± 14.4 24
South 30 24 ± 5.0 132.7 ± 21.3 96
West 10 19 ± 10.9 182.2 ± 4.1 81
West 20 7 ± 0.5 90.8 ± 13.0 14
West 30 21 ± 6.5 95.9 ± 15.6 48
East 10 24 ± 1.5 134.6 ± 24.1 24
East 20 19 ± 0.5 90.2 ± 23.5 10
East 30 15 ± 0.5 96.2 ± 21.7 18
East 40 24 ± 8.0 74.0 ± 10.0 16
East 50 23 ± 7.5 152.4 ± 7.6 130
East 60 32 ± 9.4 167.3 ± 11.6 87
East 70 48 ± 0.5 121.9 ± 26.7 94
East 80 70 ± 44.3 208.6 ± 1.1 707
East 90 67 ± 40.3 189.9 ± 7.3 404
East 100 80 ± 33.5 146.1 ± 32.4 464
  1. Numbers for tillers, height, and above ground biomass are average per plant (means ± SE). Tiller number and height were recorded for both the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Measures for above-ground biomass were from the 2014 field season