Table 1

Quantification of the effects of ACC treatment on root and hypocotyl lengths in various genotypes

BackgroundRoot length, mm*Relative root length, %Hypocotyl length, mm*Relative hypocotyl length, %
0 mM ACC10 mM ACC0 mM ACC10 mM ACC
Col6.51  ± 0.851.88  ± 0.2728.89.36  ± 1.134.72  ± 0.3850.4
Ler5.14  ± 1.232.14  ± 0.5041.67.86  ± 1.253.56  ± 0.8045.3
eil1-1 5.42  ± 0.852.55  ± 0.3847.09.20  ± 0.915.52  ± 0.4960.0
eil1-2 5.78  ± 1.383.09  ± 0.6353.58.07  ± 1.444.99  ± 1.0761.8
ein3-1 6.14  ± 1.024.54  ± 0.9873.98.72  ± 1.287.23  ± 0.8382.9
ein2-5 6.20  ± 0.885.83  ± 0.9894.09.44  ± 1.338.99  ± 1.6795.2
eil1-1 ein3-1 5.79  ± 1.195.15  ± 0.8888.98.36  ± 1.408.23  ± 1.2098.4
eil1-2 ein3-1 6.58  ± 1.906.61  ± 1.59100.49.24  ± 1.608.89  ± 1.5396.2
  • * Fifty or more seedlings per treatment per genotype were measured. 

  • Expressed as a ratio of organ length in the presence of 10 μM ACC over the organ length in the presence of 0 μM ACC (multiplied by 100).