Table I. Cuticular wax composition of inflorescence stems of Arabidopsis Ler-0 and cer9-1 and of leaves of Ler-0 and cer9-1

Values shown are means ± sd (µg dm−2) total wax amounts and coverage of individual compound classes (n = 3–4). –, Undetectable.

SampleTotal LoadFatty AcidsAldehydes1-AlcoholsAlkanes2-AlcoholsKetonesEsters
Inflorescence stems
 Ler-02,175.0 ± 159.129.9 ± 3.2105.4 ± 15.1137.4 ± 9.21,196.0 ± 90.485.5 ± 9.9589.1 ± 42.431.7 ± 8.2
cer9-1947.6 ± 27.765.9 ± 2.753.3 ± 4.6194.9 ± 7.3310.1 ± 8.931.3 ± 4.4222.3 ± 8.569.7 ± 6.2
Rosette leaves
 Ler-0128.9 ± 11.111.2 ± 1.64.6 ± 0.223.4 ± 3.789.1 ± 6.30.65 ± 0.3
cer9-1164.3 ± 16.7150.7 ± 15.21.4 ± 0.23.9 ± 0.47.8 ± 1.50.16 ± 0.06