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Table 6 Transverse shape of individual fibers

From: Effect of dormancy on the development of phloem fiber clusters

Treatment Without dormancy With dormancy Field
Layer: 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
Tan (μm) 14.2 ± 2.3 12.7 ± 3.4 13.2 ± 2.6 13.6 ± 2.9 14.6 ± 2.2 11.0 ± 2.3 16.3 ± 2.5 14.6 ± 1.5 13.9 ± 2.9
Rad (μm) 19.3 ± 3.3 13.8 ± 2.3 12.0 ± 2.6 26.3 ± 6.3 15.4 ± 3.1 11.2 ± 1.5 27.0 ± 5.7 16.1 ± 2.6 10.4 ± 1.9
Ratio 1.4 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.5 0.9 ± 0.3 2.0 ± 0.6 1.1 ± 0.4 1.1 ± 0.3 1.7 ± 0.3 1.1 ± 0.3 0.8 ± 0.2
  1. Layers were numbered from cambium to epidermis
  2. Tan tangential diameter of a fiber, Rad radial diameter of a fiber, Ratio aspect ratio of the fiber section (mean ± SD)