Table IV.

sdp6 seed weight and total fatty acid content

Values are the mean ± se of measurements on batches of seeds from eight to 10 separate plants. In Experiment 1 the batches each consisted of 1,000 seeds and in Experiment 2 they consisted of 500 seeds.

LineSeed WeightFatty Acid ContentFatty Acid Content
μgμg seed−1%
Experiment 1
    Wild type21.07 ± 0.377.68 ± 0.1336.45
    sdp6-118.44 ± 0.21a6.05 ± 0.20a32.81
    sdp6-218.02 ± 0.49a5.26 ± 0.19a29.19
Experiment 2
    Wild type18.89 ± 0.486.70 ± 0.2435.49
    sdp6-316.98 ± 0.56a5.45 ± 0.21a32.09
  • a Significantly different from wild type (P < 0.05).