Table 2.

Drought-related phenotypes impacted by ZmNF-YB2

PhenotypeGenotypeMeanDifferenceSEP
Chlorophyll, SPAD indexTransgenic42.42.90.4<0.001
Control39.4
Leaf temperature, °CTransgenic38.2−0.30.10.003
Control38.5
Photosynthesis, μmol CO2 m−2·s−1 Transgenic18.73.41.30.010
Control15.3
Stomatal conductance, mmol H2O m−2·s−1 Transgenic1232480.011
Control99