Silicon nutrition increases grain yield, which, in turn, exerts a feed-forward stimulation of photosynthetic rates via enhanced mesophyll conductance and alters primary metabolism in rice
Article first published online: 19 SEP 2012
© 2012 The Authors. New Phytologist © 2012 New Phytologist Trust
Volume 196, Issue 3, pages 752–762, November 2012
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Detmann, K. C., Araújo, W. L., Martins, S. C. V., Sanglard, L. M. V. P., Reis, J. V., Detmann, E., Rodrigues, F. Á., Nunes-Nesi, A., Fernie, A. R. and DaMatta, F. M. (2012), Silicon nutrition increases grain yield, which, in turn, exerts a feed-forward stimulation of photosynthetic rates via enhanced mesophyll conductance and alters primary metabolism in rice. New Phytologist, 196: 752–762. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04299.x
- Issue published online: 9 OCT 2012
- Article first published online: 19 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 25 JUL 2012
- Manuscript Received: 23 JUN 2012
- Foundation for Research Assistance of the Minas Gerais State. Grant Number: APQ-02260-11
- National Council for Scientific and Technological Development. Grant Number: 302605/2010-0
- Brazilian Federal Agency
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Fig. S1 The effects of silicon (Si) supply and grain load on the response of the net CO2 assimilation rate (A) to chloroplast CO2 concentration (Cc) of two rice genotypes (cv ‘Oochikara’ (WT) and the lsi1 mutant defective for Si uptake) grown in nutrient solutions.
Fig. S2 The effects of silicon (Si) supply and grain load on the mesophyll conductance (gm) estimated using the curve-fitting approach (Ethier method) of two rice genotypes (cv ‘Oochikara’ (WT) and the lsi1 mutant defective for Si uptake) grown in nutrient solutions, and the relationship between estimates of gm (Harley and Ethier approaches).
Table S1 Relative metabolite contents in flag leaves of two rice genotypes
Table S2 Over-representation analysis of the canonical variable loadings of metabolites with a main impact on the variance of the dataset
Table S3. Pairwise correlation coefficients, with their corresponding P values, calculated between the contents of Si and all other metabolites