Origin and differentiation of tetraploid species in the section Polyeides of the genus Aegilops. III. Cytological variation in Ae. ovata
Japanese Journal of Genetics Idengaku Zasshi 50(6): 458
Four types could be distinguished on the basis of chromosome pairing patterns in crosses of 70 Ae ovata var. vulgaris, 1 var. africana and 2 var. hirsuta lines collected from the Mediterranean region from Jordan to Italy with one line of var. vulgaris used as a standard tester: (1) 14II (one line), (2) 1IV+12II (55 lines), (3) 2IV+10II (14 lines) and (4) 1VI+11II (three lines).