Table 1.

Synchrony of Female Gametophyte Development in Wild-Type Arabidopsis

Number of Female Gametophytes at Developmental Stages
Pistil NumberFG1FG2FG3FG4FG5FG6FG7FG8Total FGs
SL13131
SL252126
SL31101526
SL4422531
SL562430
SL6101516
SL721121429
SL8103132
  • Siliques were fixed in 2.5% glutaraldehyde and analyzed with an LSM 510META laser scanning microscope according to Christensen et al. (1997). FG stages were defined according to Christensen et al. (1998).