Table III.

Biometric analysis of alh1 relative to the wild type, ctr1-1, and etr1-3

AssayWild Typealh1ctr1-1etr1-3
Rosette diameter (full-grown; cm)6.4 ± 1.47.4 ± 1.31.6 ± 0.36.5 ± 1.4
Apical dominance (number of branches per  inflorescence,n = 20)15.0 ± 5.09.0 ± 5.0N.D.13.0 ± 6.0
Root length (mm)23.1 ± 2.018.3 ± 3.72.0 ± 0.523.6 ± 4.2
Rosette leaf surface area (leaf 9, full-grown; cm2)1.83 ± 0.731.41 ± 0.580.05 ± 0.02.33 ± 0.69
Petiole length (rosette leaf 9, full-grown; cm)1.2 ± 0.31.6 ± 0.30.4 ± 0.11.1 ± 0.3
Leaf number at bolting18.0 ± 3.019.0 ± 4.023.0 ± 2.024.0 ± 3.0
Bolting time (d after sowing)57.4 ± 3.669.5 ± 6.774.4 ± 5.160.7 ± 4.8
Free auxin (pmol g−1 fresh wt)16.2 ± 1.216.0 ± 2.2N.D.N.D.
Auxin conjugates (pmol g−1 fresh wt)5,325 ± 1,3324,335 ± 660N.D.N.D.
3H after auxin accumulation in basal stem part (cpm)50.1 ± 11.950.6 ± 13N.D.N.D.

Values are means ± sd. N.D., Not determined.