Table 1.

Effect of Mutations in DNA Methyltransferase Genes on Embryogenesis and Seed Viability

Genetic CrossAbnormal F1 EmbryosaF1 Seed Abortion
Self-PollinatedFemaleMale%n%n
Wild type09670.3678
met1-6/met1-63356812.2986
cmt3-7/cmt3-735780.5875
MET1/met1-6105627.8539
cmt3-7/cmt3-72381616.31096
MET1/met1-6
met1-6/met1-6Wild type165507.2690
Wild typemet1-6/met1-688221.2982
MET1/met1-6Wild type84202.2683
Wild typeMET1/met1-654031.0853
  • a Embryos at 1 to 6 d after pollination were examined by whole-mount seed clearing.