Table 3.

Effects of the wox2 mutation are restricted to zygotic development

Genotype WOX2 locus Embryo phenotypes
MotherEggPollenNormalAbnormal% Abnormal
++++25010.4
----1157038
+++-16210.6
---+16210.6
  • The phenotypes of embryos up to early globular stages from selfed wox2 and wild-type plants and from reciprocal crosses were scored as `normal' if indistinguishable from Arabidopsis wild type and `abnormal' if cell division patterns in the apical embryo cell lineage were different from wild type.