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Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficients for the different traits analyzed

From: Correlation analysis of the transcriptome of growing leaves with mature leaf parameters in a maize RIL population

  Leaf size traits Timing traits Shoot traits
LL Lwe LA Lwi LER DZ size Emergence Te Tm LED5-e LN V-stage FW DW
Leaf size traits LL 1 0.750** 0.781** 0.316** 0.738** 0.594** 0.245* 0.379** 0.374** 0.424** −0.255 −0.423** 0.215* 0.206*
Lwe   1 0.915** 0.688** 0.493** 0.516** 0.258** 0.328** 0.334** 0.332** −0.258 −0.420** 0.413** 0.311**
LA    1 0.794** 0.479** 0.526** 0.291** 0.414** 0.413** 0.418** −0.273 −0.472** 0.297** 0.245*
Lwi     1 0.063 0.308** 0.307** 0.365** 0.379** 0.298** −0.267 −0.375* 0.170 0.098
LER      1 0.507** 0.007 −0.105 −0.048 −0.114 0.176 0.083 0.520** 0.502**
DZ size       1 0.097 0.113 0.118 0.147 −0.251 −0.266 0.211* 0.219*
Timing traits Emergence        1 0.620** 0.650** 0.461** −0.649** −0.599** −0.455** −0.462**
Te         1 0.979** 0.894** −0.621** −0.701** −0.582** −0.557**
Tm          1 0.787** −0.601** −0.675** −0.568** −0.557**
LED5-e           1 −0.568** −0.656** −0.470** −0.420**
Shoot traits LN            1 0.834** 0.521** 0.377*
V-stage             1 0.435** 0.326*
FW              1 0.893**
DW               1
  1. Significant correlations are indicated by **p < 0.01 and *p < 0.05; highly significant positive correlations are indicated in bold; highly significant negative correlations are indicated in italics. LL leaf length, Lwe leaf weight, LA leaf area, Lwi leaf width, LER leaf 4 elongation rate, DZ division zone, T m time to maximal LER, T e time to final leaf length, LED 5-e leaf elongation duration, FW shoot fresh weight, DW shoot dry weight, LN leaf number