TABLE 1

Flowering time in progeny of homozygous A. thaliana co-2 plants transformed with COa alleles from early- and late-flowering B. nigra plants

Transformant linesAverage days
to floweringa
Average no.
of leavesa,b
Early B. nigra allele
    TE115.3 ± 0.34.0 ± 0.1
    TE217.4 ± 0.75.2 ± 0.1
    TE316.3 ± 0.44.5 ± 0.2
    TE416.8 ± 0.24.6 ± 0.1
    TE517.1 ± 0.35.1 ± 0.1
Late B. nigra allele
    TL115.7 ± 0.44.3 ± 0.1
    TL217.1 ± 0.34.8 ± 0.2
    TL317.6 ± 0.85.2 ± 0.1
    TL416.3 ± 0.34.4 ± 0.1
    TL517.8 ± 0.95.3 ± 0.2
    TL615.6 ± 0.64.2 ± 0.1
Controls
    co-230.3 ± 0.917.3 ± 0.9
    Landsberg erecta18.3 ± 0.85.2 ± 0.1
  • a Average ± standard error (n = 17-25 plants).

  • b Number of rosette leaves counted after bolting.