TABLE 1

Quantitative profile of the search for EMS-induced mutants with abnormal rosette leaves

Screening
experiment
Parental
group
M2 seeds
sown
Early lethalsPutative mutants with
abnormalities in leaf form
and/or rosette structure
Phenotypic
classes found
in each sowing
No germinationAlbinoTotalFertileSterileLethalTotalNew
1P15,255904ND1323340593030
2P25,9551,4801772619583834017
3P76,141898136324100127975215
4P85,9981,39812232312214061529
5P95,5561,5071082681319839549
6P105,6371,263125164754247454
7P125,5911,6411162341314855491
8P146,0261,7811012201663024420
Total46,15910,8728851,92685360846585
  • ND, not determined.