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Table 1 Repeatability, mean trait value, and correlation of traits with PC1 across eight inbred lines examined at three heat levels

From: Genome-wide expression profiling and phenotypic evaluation of European maize inbreds at seedling stage in response to heat stress

  Repeatability at Mean value at Correlation
Trait 25°C 32°C 38°C 25°C 32°C 38°C with PC1
Growth rate [cm/hour] 0.80 0.85 0.88 0.24 0.29 0.19 -0.67***
Dry weight [g] 0.71 0.77 0.93 2.02 1.55 0.62 -0.99***
Plant height [cm] 0.78 0.88 0.89 21.9 20.6 12.5 -0.93***
Number of leaves 0.91 0.90 0.89 3.5 4.4 4.6 0.59**
Leaf temperature [°C] 0.71 0.59 0.89 24.7 31.8 36.4 0.81***
Leaf greenness [SPAD value] 0.90 0.90 0.93 47.1 34.2 29.4 -0.68***
  1. **Significant with P <0.01, ***Significant with P <0.001.