TABLE 1

Repression of P-induced sterility in females and males by telomeric P elements

F1 progeny from cross stock ♀ ♀ × Harwich-w ♂ ♂a
StockNo. vialsNo. females%GD ± SEbNo. males%GD ± SEb
M control (y w)2751885.9 ± 2.221898.6 ± 0.8
TP53056732.6 ± 4.22812.3 ± 0.9
TP6305867.1 ± 1.22891.6 ± 0.8
P control (Harwich-w)305430.0 ± 0.02702.4 ± 1.5
  • a F1 flies were reared at 25°; as many as 20 F1 females and 10 F1 males from each vial were tested for sterility.

  • b Unweighted mean percentage gonadal dysgenesis (sterility) ± standard error.