Table I.

Cuticular waxes on the inflorescence stems and leaves of wild-type Arabidopsis ecotype Columbia and the isogenic rst1-2 mutant

The mean total wax amount (Amt, μg dm−2 ± sd), total amount of each wax class (μg dm−2 ± sd), and the percentage (%) of each class within each sample extract are shown. nd, Not detectable.

StemLeaf
Columbiarst1-2Columbiarst1-2
Acids
    Amt50.9 ± 5.032.9 ± 1.911.8 ± 1.015.3 ± 2.2
    %1.6 ± 0.12.5 ± 0.19.1 ± 0.38.2 ± 0.9
Aldehydes
    Amt130.3 ± 5.828.7 ± 2.04.4 ± 0.14.4 ± 0.6
    %4.0 ± 0.22.1 ± 0.13.4 ± 0.32.3 ± 0.3
1-Alcohols
    Amt269.0 ± 3.7382.7 ± 8.110.7 ± 0.915.4 ± 4.0
    %8.2 ± 0.428.6 ± 0.48.2 ± 0.28.2 ± 1.8
Alkanes
    Amt1,571.1 ± 123.0302.5 ± 8.399.7 ± 9.7138.5 ± 4.6
    %48.0 ± 0.822.6 ± 0.276.8 ± 1.174.4 ± 1.1
2-Alcohols
    Amt81.1 ± 4.236.8 ± 1.9ndnd
2.5 ± 0.32.7 ± 0.2
Ketones
    Amt761.3 ± 37.8212.7 ± 8.20.7 ± 0.20.6 ± 0.1
    %23.3 ± 0.715.9 ± 0.10.5 ± 0.10.3 ± 0.1
Esters
    Amt162.6 ± 17.2146.8 ± 15.22.5 ± 1.212.1 ± 3.3
    %5.0 ± 0.811.0 ± 0.82.0 ± 1.06.5 ± 1.9
Total
    Amt3,273.2 ± 203.61,339.0 ± 42.2129.9 ± 10.8186.2 ± 7.1