Table 1.

Frequencies of Serrate Phenotype in Populations Segregating the se Mutation

Cross
 (Female × Male)Serrate−aWild TypeaFrequencyb
 (%)χ2Pc
se/SE × se/SE27794822.63.720.05
se/se × se/SE41949545.86.320.01
se/SE × se/se40750444.710.30.001
  • a The phenotypes of progeny from the given crosses were scored after the expansion of the first two true leaves.

  • b Percentage of progeny with a Serrate phenotype.

  • c The transmission frequency from each cross differed significantly from the expected Mendelian frequency (P ≤ 0.05).