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Chlorophyll-deficient mutation frequency in barley following continuous gamma irradiation throughout one life cycle

Conger, B.V.; Constantin, M.J.; Bottino, P.J.

Genetics 74(2,II): s52

1973


ISSN/ISBN: 0016-6731
Accession: 000041278

The frequency of mutations per 10 000 M2 seedlings increased from 1.3 for the nonirradiated population to 3.9 for progeny of plants receiving 0.17 R/day. This frequency remained about the same up to 1.45 R/day. At 3.17 R/day, however, the frequency was 7.0 and increased to 45.4 at 23.2 R/day.

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