Arabidopsis RIL procedure. Left-RIL procedure with self-mating over 8 generations; right-Arabidopsis plant (source: http://www-ijpb.versailles.inra.fr/), namely left, the vegetative stage, before flowering and growth of the floral stalk (bottom left). On the center an adult plant at full flowering/seed set. On the rigth, flower, floral stem and seeds. White bars represent 1 cm, except for flower and seeds: 1 mm.