TABLE 3

Average number of bivalents and chiasmata per diakinesis cell in rad51 double mutants and wild type control

No. chiasmata
GenotypeNo. bivalents per cellPer cellPer bivalentNo. cells analyzed
rad51 double mutanta4.1 ± 2.14.5 ± 2.51.0 ± 0.378
Wild typeb10.0 ± 0.119.0 ± 1.01.9 ± 0.172
  • a Based on analyses of two rad51 double mutant plants.

  • b Based on analyses of two samples of the inbred line A344.