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Table 1 Frequencies of nuclear ploidy classes and mean nuclear DNA content during development.

From: A multiple-method approach reveals a declining amount of chloroplast DNA during development in Arabidopsis

Tissue Percent of nuclei Mean ploidy
  2C 4C 8C 16C 32C  
1 69.4 ± 1.1 28.3 ± 0.4 2.2 ± 0.7 0 0 2.7 ± 0.1
2 25.3 ± 1.4 40.8 ± 0.8 30.1 ± 1.2 3.9 ± 1.2 0 5.2 ± 0.1
3 45.5 ± 0.6 36.3 ± 0.2 14.4 ± 0.2 3.8 ± 0.4 0 4.2 ± 0.2
4 19.3 ± 1.1 23.2 ± 1.7 31.2 ± 3.1 26.3 ± 3.4 0 7.8 ± 0.5
5 21.5 ± 3.4 27.4 ± 2.5 20.8 ± 11.1 18.1 ± 3.2 12.2 ± 4.0 10.0 ± 1
6 22.8 ± 1.9 26.2 ± 1.8 17.5 ± 0.7 21.7 ± 2.1 11.8 ± 1.0 10.2 ± 0.5
  1. 1: Youngest leaves (less than 3 mm long) from 18-to-19-day-old plants. 2: First and second leaves from 12-day-old plants. 3: 16-day-old seedling shoots. 4: First and second leaves from 19-day-old plants. 5: Third and fourth leaves from 36-to-37-day-old plants. 6: First and second leaves from 36-to-37-day-old plants. Values are means ± standard deviation.
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