Table 2.

Quantitative Measurement of Ethylene Released by Dark- and Light-Grown Plants of the Wild Type and the elp1 Mutant

PlantsWild Typeelp1
Etiolated seedlingsa3.5 ± 0.535.3 ± 3.0
Light-grown plantsb1.7 ± 0.43.7 ± 0.3
  • a Etiolated seedlings were grown for four days in the dark.

  • b Light-grown plants used for ethylene measurement were three weeks old.

  • Data are means ±se (μL/g fresh weight) from five samples.