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Table 3 Pearson correlation coefficients (r) among root and related shoot traits under control and drought stress conditions

From: Wild barley introgression lines revealed novel QTL alleles for root and related shoot traits in the cultivated barley (Hordeum vulgareL.)

Treatment Traita RL RDW RV TIL GH
Control RL 1     
RDW 0.65*** 1    
RV 0.68*** 0.93*** 1   
TIL 0.40** 0.57*** 0.51*** 1  
GH -0.35** -0.50*** -0.46*** -0.68** 1
Drought RL 1     
RDW 0.60*** 1    
RV 0.56*** 0.79*** 1   
TIL 0.23* 0.27* 0.28* 1  
GH -0.27* -0.35** -0.41*** -0.62*** 1
  1. aTrait: RL = Root length, RDW = Root dry weight, RV = Root volume, TIL = Tiller number per plant, GH = Growth habit.
  2. *, **, ***indicates significant at <0.05, <0.01 and <0.001 levels of probability, respectively.