Table 1.

The Development of Wild-Type and dwf4-1 Plants

MeasurementsWild Typeadwf4-1a
Five weeks
Height25.8 ± 2.6 cm2.8 ± 0.3 cm
Leaf blade lengthb1.72 ± 0.36 cm0.96 ± 0.15 cm
Leaf blade widthb0.77 ± 0.10 cm0.99 ± 0.18 cm
No. inflorescences3.6 ± 0.510.5 ± 1.4
No. rosette leaves7.1 ± 0.913.5 ± 1.3
Other
Start of flowering21.5 days25.9 days
Mature silique length1.16 ± 0.07 cm0.29 ± 0 cm
No. seeds per silique37.7 ± 3.30.0
Final no. of siliques336.5 ± 90.6988.4 ± 214.2
Height at maturity27.0 ± 2.7 cm11.6 ± 1.0 cm
  • a Results shown are the average ±sd of measurements taken from 10 plants.

  • b Measurements taken from the second pair of leaves.