Table 1: Published mutant populations in various plant species.

SpeciesaYearbMutagencMutation ratedScreening methodeSourcef

Arabidopsis2000EMS1/153 KbdHPLC, Li-CorMcCallum et al. [24],
Colbert et al. [25]
Rice2001DEB, GR, FN1/40 Kb (deletion)Phenotypic (stress)Leung et al. [16]
Lotus japonicus2003EMS1/502 KbLi-Cor, CEPerry et al. [26, 27]
Arabidopsis2003EMS1/208 KbLi-CorTill et al. [28]
Barley2004EMS1/1 MbdHPLCCaldwell et al. [23]
Maize2004EMS1/485 KbLi-CorTill et al. [19]
Durum wheat2005EMS1/40 KbLi-CorSlade et al. [29]
Bread wheat2005EMS1/24 KbLi-CorSlade et al. [29]
Rice2005EMS1/1 MbLi-CorWu et al. [17]
Rice2007EMS1/294 KbLi-CorTill et al. [18]
Rice2007Az-MNU1/265 KbLi-CorTill et al. [18]
Pea2007EMS1/669 KbLi-CorTriques et al. [30]
Soybean2008EMS1/140 KbLi-CorCooper et al. [31]
Soybean2008NMU1/140 KbLi-CorCooper et al. [31]
Rice2008MNU1/135 KbCESuzuki et al. [32]
Barley2008Az1/374 KbLi-Cor Talamè et al. [33]
Rapeseed2008EMS1/41 KbLi-CorWang et al. [34]
Sorghum2008EMS1/526 KbLi-CorXin et al. [35]
Bread wheat2008EMS1/23 KbAGEDong et al. [36]
Tomato2009EMS1/735 KbCE, HRMGady et al. [37]
Barley2009EMS1/500 KbLi-CorGottwald et al. [38]
Cabbage2009EMS1/447 KbLi-CorHimelblau [39]
Medicago2009EMS1/424 KbCELe Signor et al. [40]
Medicago2009EMS1/485 KbLi-CorLe Signor et al. [40]
Arabidopsis2009EMS1/51 KbLi-CorMartín et al. [41]
Bread wheat2009EMS1/40 KbPAGEUauy et al. [42]
Bread wheat2009EMS1/41 KbLi-CorUauy et al. [42]
Arabidopsis2010EMS1/415 KbHRM Bush and Krysan [43]
Melon2010EMS1/573 KbLi-Cor Dahmani-Mardas et al. [44]
Pea2008EMS1/200 KbLi-CorDalmais et al. [45]
Oat2010EMS1/30 KbMALDI-TOFChawade et al. [22]
Tomato2010EMS1/322 KbLi-CorMinoia et al. [46]
Bread wheat2010EMSNALi-CorSestili et al. [47]
Brassica rapa2010EMS1/44 KbCEStephenson et al. [48]
Peanut2011EMS1/931 KbLi-CorKnoll et al. [49]
Peanut2011DESNone detectedLi-CorKnoll et al. [49]
Sunflower2011EMS1/475 KbLi-CorSabetta et al. [50]

aPlant species used for developing the mutant population.
bYear of publication.
cMutagen used for inducing mutations—EMS (ethyl methanesulfonate), Az-MNU (sodium azide plus methylnitrosourea), Az (sodium azide), DES (diethyl sulfate), GR (Gamma Ray Bombardment), FN (Fast Neutron Bombardment), and DEB (Diepoxybutane).
dMutation frequency.
eMutation screening method—CE (capillary electrophoresis), HRM (high-resolution melting), AGE (agarose gel electrophoresis), and PAGE (polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis).
fReferences.