Table II.

Effect of GA applications on trichome initiation and vegetative phase change in ga1-3 rga-t2 gai-t6 rgl1 rgl2

Trichome counts are the total number of trichomes for about 15 flowers per plant. Values represent averages and ses for 20 plants.

Sepals (∼15 Flowers)StemsLeaf (Abaxial)
GA0 μm100 μm0 μm100 μm0 μm100 μm
Ler27.0 (1.7)20.1 (1.3)49.2 (1.7)48.8 (2.3)7.0 (0.3)7.5 (0.2)
ga1-31.2 (0.3)23.2 (1.2)0.0 (0.0)48.0 (2.6)0.0 (0.0)7.3 (0.4)
Five mutations26.3 (1.3)18.3 (0.8)49.8 (1.2)48.9 (1.6)7.2 (0.3)7.8 (0.2)
First Adult Leaf
GA0 μm100 μm
Ler4.9 (0.1)4.2 (0.1)
ga1-3n.a.6.3 (0.1)
Five mutations3.1 (0.1)3.0 (0.0)