Table II.

Size of apical meristems

The mean numbers of indicated size of apical meristems are shown with the se.

GenotypeEmbryo MeristemsVegetative MeristemsFloral Meristems
WidthHeightnWidthHeightnWidthHeightn
μmμmμm
Wild type49.9 ± 3.442.0 ± 5.1899.9 ± 7.161.6 ± 9.31186.0 ± 5.337.3 ± 6.48
fon4-155.8 ± 6.753.3 ± 3.78112.5 ± 9.994.5 ± 9.611106.8 ± 7.662.7 ± 6.88
t test0.02 < P < 0.05P < 0.001P < 0.01P < 0.001P < 0.001P < 0.001