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Table 1 Frequency of M3 families segregating for typical mutations observed in the field

From: Applying genotyping (TILLING) and phenotyping analyses to elucidate gene function in a chemically induced sorghum mutant population

Phenotype description Symbol* Number of mutant observed Frequency
dwarf and semi-dwarf dw 201 17.3%
albino w 171 14.8%
narrow leaf nrl 87 7.5%
multiple tillers mtl 86 7.4%
tiny plants tny 85 7.3%
spot leaf lesion sp 76 6.5%
leaf rolling rl 58 5.0%
erect leaf erl 53 4.6%
short leaf sl 51 4.4%
necrotic leaf ncl 40 3.4%
chlorotic leaf chl 40 3.4%
stacked leaf stl 36 3.1%
adherent leaf adl 35 3.0%
wide leaf wdl 32 2.8%
yellow splotch leaf ysp 25 2.2%
undeveloped panicles udp 22 1.9%
brown midrib bmr 21 1.8%
leaf bronzing lbr 21 1.8%
light green leaf lgl 19 1.6%
twisted leaf twl 17 1.5%
pineapple leaf pnl 14 1.2%
single stalked Tx 13 1.1%
early maturity ma 12 1.0%
zebra crossbands zb 10 0.9%
bloomless bm 10 0.9%
grass leaf grl 8 0.7%
variegated leaf var 7 0.6%
lodging ldg 7 0.6%
leaf striations str 6 0.5%
late flowering Ma 5 0.4%
poor panicle exertion exr 5 0.4%
  1. *Phenotypes were named according to Rooney [60] wherever possible; new phenotypes are named using a three letter code according to [61].