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Table 1 Comparison of two haploid inducer lines, CAUHOI and CAU5, for haploid induction rate and twin-embryo rate

From: In vivo haploid induction leads to increased frequency of twin-embryo and abnormal fertilization in maize

Male parent Tested kernels TEKR (%) HIR (%)
Mean Range Mean Range
CAUHOI 43,025 0.07 a 0–0.35 4.88 b 0.9–11.86
CAU5 25,153 0.16 a 0–0.33 9.62 a 6.54–15.75
selfed 19,961 0 NA 0 NA
  1. HIR haploid induction rate, HIR (%) (number of haploids/total number of induced seeds) × 100%, TEKR Rate of twin-embryo kernel rate. TEKR (%) (number of twin-embryo kernels/total number of induced seeds) × 100%
  2. Values followed by the same lowercase letter are not significantly different at p < 0.05