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Table 1 Mean results of the number (No.) of “dry” and “normal” seeds per plant in the F1’s crosses

From: Transgene behavior in genetically modified teosinte hybrid plants: transcriptome expression, insecticidal protein production and bioactivity against a target insect pest

Genetic background Plant No. of “dry” seeds No. of “normal” seeds % “normal” seeds
F1 TEO ♀ GM ♂ 1 258 32 11
2 466 0 0
3 143 7 4.7
4 210 2 0.9
5 251 8 3.1
6 139 3 2.1
7 974 0 0
8 385 4 1
9 583 11 1.9
Mean (/plant)   378.8 7.4 2.7
F1 GM ♀ TEO ♂ 1 11 96 89.7
2 11 105 90.5
3 16 124 88.6
4 10 126 92.6
5 3 114 97.4
6 3 148 98
Mean (/plant)   9 118.8 92.8