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Table 6 Within-plant genotypic variance in 13C-photosynthate partitioning in bolls according to position and node during the period of early flowering to boll-opening stage, the peak flowering to boll-opening stage, and the peak boll-setting to boll-opening stage /%

From: Genotypic variance in 13C-photosynthate partitioning and within-plant boll distribution in cotton

Growth periodCultivarVertical distributionHorizontal distribution
LowerMiddleUpperInnerDistal
Early flowering – boll-opening stageJ16955.26 b33.56 a11.18 a87.03 a12.97 c
L2161.19 a32.38 a6.43 c73.77 b26.23 b
99B56.65 b34.06 a9.29 b62.71 c37.29 a
Peak flowering – boll-opening stageJ16929.34 c29.73 b40.93 a82.89 a17.11 c
L2135.74 a29.56 b34.70 b81.85 a18.15 b
99B33.67 b44.69 a21.65 c70.87 b29.13 a
Peak boll-setting – boll-opening stageJ16928.16 c29.65 c42.19 a86.43 a13.57 c
L2130.40 b41.66 b27.94 b72.31 b27.69 b
99B36.89 a46.71 a16.40 c64.28 c35.72 a
  1. a, b, and c Values are mean±standard deviation. Values followed by a different small letter within same row are significantly different in a column at 0.05 probability level