Table III.

Genetic analysis of M. truncatula developmental mutants and seedling albinism

CrossTotal Progeny AnalyzedObservedχ2ValueP ValueNo. of Genes and Inferred Nature of Dominance
Wild typeMutant
tap  × A17134102320.090>0.7501 Gene, recessive
plm  × A17187145420.644>0.4001 Gene, recessive
spk  × A17141114272.577>0.1001 Gene, recessive
albino  × A203-a 495458371.267>0.2502 Genes, recessive3-a
  • F3-a  Tested with F2 ratios of 15:1, wild type:mutant expected for duplicate dominant epistasis.