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Table 3 Reductions in plant yield components from the non-stress (control) due to drought imposed as constant stress or periodic stress, including the measurements of all the genotypes

From: Developmental program impacts phenological plasticity of spring wheat under drought

Stress duration Constant stress exposure Periodic stress exposure
0 7 14 21 0 7 14 21
Traits
 Plant height 8.93 0.029 −3.58* −5.38* 10.8 −4.16 −0.30 −0.36
 Tiller number 0.122 0.19 −0.11 −0.21 0.26 −0.16 −0.24 0.14
 Total spike number 0.39 −0.027 −0.11 −0.25* 0.54 −0.29* −0.29* 0.04
 Grain number 10.46 −0.168 −3.98* −4.8* 13.47 −4.53* −7.36* −1.57
 Grain weight 0.20 −0.03 −0.08* −0.09* 0.23 −0.032 −0.12* −0.07
  1. * Significant at the P < 0.05 probability by the LSD test