TABLE 5

Direct comparison of Hmr1, In(1)AB, and Hmr deletions for suppression of female lethality in D. sechellia hybrids

Hybrid female progeny
CrossTemp.Genotype 1Genotype 2Relative viability of genotype 1 (%)Number of genotype 2 for reference
A25°Hmr1/XsecDf(1)ras203/Xsec116.977
29°46.8a267a
B25°Hmr1/XsecDf(1)v-L11/Xsec83.171
29°50.6160
C25°Hmr1/XsecIn(1)AB/Xsec106.348
29°9.595
D25°In(1)AB/XsecDf(1)v-L11/Xsec71.4133
29°95.262
  • Full genotypes of females (all crossed to D. sechellia v males): (A) Hmr1/Df(1)ras203, v, (B) Hmr1/Df(l)v-L11, v; (C) y Hmr1 v/In(1)AB, w; (D) In(1)AB, w/Df(1)v-L11, v.

  • a In cross A at 29°, 81% of the Hmr1/Xsec and 2% of the Df(1)ras203/Xsec progeny had wing defects (curled or notched).