Table 3.

Phenotypes of MFO1i+OM17i lhs1-2 Transgenic Plants

No. of Spikelets ExaminedNo. of Spikelets Lacking Floral Organsa
LineType IType IIType IIITotal
#183414 (41%)18 (53%)0 (0%)32 (94%)
#17246 (25%)16 (67%)2 (8%)24 (100%)
#19103 (30%)7 (30%)0 (0%)10 (100%)
#123910 (26%)20 (51%)1 (3%)31 (79%)
Total10733 (31%)61 (57%)3 (3%)97 (91%)
  • a Type I, regenerating one or a few sequential spikelet(s) lacking inner floral organs. Type II, bearing extra glume-like organs but no inner floral organ formed. Type III, no organ formation inside the abnormal lemma and palea.