Table I.

Different dlf1 mutations delay flowering in different inbred backgrounds

Mutant AllelePopulationAverage Leaf No. Wild TypeaAverage Leaf No. dlf1
dlf1-N2389ACM37 BC5F2bd14.1 ± 0.9 (34)21.5 ± 0.7 (16)
PHRE1 BC5F2bd17.1 ± 0.6 (50)22.3 ± 1.0 (8)
PHN46 BC4F2be18.1 ± 0.6 (54)25.6 ± 0.6 (17)
Mo17 BC4F2c17.6 ± 1.1 (73)24.0 ± 1.3 (25)
dlf1-N2461APHN46 BC3F2be18.6 ± 0.8 (52)26.7 ± 1.0 (13)
B73 BC4F2b21.1 ± 0.7 (46)27.9 ± 1.3 (12)
  • a Average leaf number ± sd (no. of plants).

  • b Grown in field 2002.

  • c Grown in greenhouse fall 1997.

  • d CM37 and PHRE1 are early maturity inbreds.

  • e PHN46 is a midmaturity inbred.