Table 1.

Quantitation of meiotic defects in onion stage spermatids

% Spermatids per class (%variation in nuclear size)
Genotype n <1 nucleus/cell* 1 nuclei/cell 2 nuclei/cell >4 nuclei/cell
Oregon R 1636 0 100 (0) <1 (<1) 0
klp67A/klp67A 2445 19 (48) 36 (22) 44 (36) 1 (60)
klp67A/Df 2127 24 (50) 28 (24) 47 (39) 1 (68)
  • n, number of onion stage spermatids.

    Df, deficiency chromosome Df(3L)29A6, kni[r1-1]p[p].

  • * , nucleus significantly smaller than in the wild type.