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Table 1 Summary of the Red Setter tomato mutant collection development

From: A new mutant genetic resource for tomato crop improvement by TILLING technology

EMS Concentration Mutagenized Seeds (No) Transplanted M1 plants M2 seed Families M3 seed Families
0.7% (LD 20) 11,000 8,500 4,741 4,156
1% (LD 49) 12,000 4,500 1,926 1,352
Total 23,000 13,000 6,667 5,508
  1. EMS concentrations, number of seeds treated with the mutagen, number of M1 plants and collected M2 and M3 seed families are shown.