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Table 6 The effects of drought stress and seed treatment on plant biomass (wet – dry weight) and shoot height (± SEM) at the three time points (7, 10, and 13d)

From: Transcriptional response of soybean to thiamethoxam seed treatment in the presence and absence of drought stress

   7d 10d 13d
   Plant Shoot Plant Shoot Plant Shoot
Treatment Stress type Biomass (g)a Height (cm) Biomass (g) Height (cm) Biomass (g) Height (cm)
Thiamethoxam No stress 4.2 ± 0.1 a 11.1 ± 0.3 ab 6.3 ± 0.4 a 15.8 ± 0.4 a 9.3 ± 0.7 a 20.8 ± 0.4 a
Thiamethoxam Drought stress 2.9 ± 0.1 b 10.7 ± 0.2 b 2.0 ± 0.1 b 11.3 ± 0.3 b 2.0 ± 0.1 b 11.9 ± 0.3 b
Untreated No stress 4.5 ± 0.2 a 11.9 ± 0.2 a 6.8 ± 0.2 a 16.3 ± 0.2 a 10.7 ± 0.5 a 22.7 ± 0.3 c
Untreated Drought stress 3.2 ± 0.2 b 11.2 ± 0.2 ab 1.8 ± 0.1 b 10.9 ± 0.3 b 1.4 ± 0.1 b 10.8 ± 0.2 b
  1. aTreatment means within the same column followed by the same letter indicate no significant differences (P ≤ 0.05), LSD test.