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Figure 4 | BMC Genomics

Figure 4

From: Genome-wide expression profiling of maize in response to individual and combined water and nitrogen stresses

Figure 4

1203 genes were selected for leaves under optimal nitrogen condition based on a fold change above 3 under either mild or severe water stress compared to optimal water. Those genes were then classified into 4 groups shown in the graphs in the first row, where the black lines represent the respective means. The vertical axis corresponds to the normalized expression levels in the log-scale, the horizontal axis corresponds to the water treatments: optimal water supply (1), mild water stress (2), severe water stress (3), 2h after rewatering (4), 5h after rewatering (5). For each group, subgroups were arbitrarily created by splitting a posteriori (the second row). The color-coding used is blue for genes up-regulated under mild water stress (condition 2) compared to optimal water supply (condition 1) and red for genes down-regulated under the same conditions.

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