Table V.

Gametophytic transmission of the hisn8 mutant allele in reciprocal crosses to wild type

Heterozygous ParentSilique ExaminedProgeny Plants AnalyzedaHeterozygotes to Wild Types
Male138*1.1
2440.4
3360.9
4230.2
5310.1
628*0.1
Total62000.5 (0.43)b
Female1340.8
2320.9
3380.6
4320.9
5380.7
6410.5
7330.5
8430.6
9380.7
Total93290.7 (0.15)b
  • a Asterisks denote plants genotyped with PCR. Remaining plants were genotyped by plating on selection media.

  • b Averages with sds in parentheses. Normal transmission should result in equal numbers of heterozygous and wild-type plants. Note the variable rates of male transmission.