Table 4

Carbohydrate content of root tissue (mg/g dry wt) of Celtis occildentalis seedlings for each root wire girdling treatment

Glucose in bark31by32ab95a75ab72ab54ab59ab42ab
Glucose in wood57b65b125a127a73b82ab78ab62b
Starch in bark56b91a89a83ab62ab94a72ab81ab
Starch in wood182a205a156a244a153a246a176a189a
  • zNG = no girdle; FG = full girdle; PGG = partial girdle, girdle side of tissue; and PGN = partial girdle, splint side of tissue.

  • yvalues are the mean of five independent replications, mean separation in rows at the 5% level.