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Somatically segregating clone in an apomictic hybrid of maize with Tripsacum

Yudin, B.F.; Lukina, L.A.

Genetika, USSR 24(5): 878-884

1988


Accession: 001948538

In a variegated apomictic plant (AM5) obtained in the M2 after gamma irradiation of seedlings of a 38-chromosome Zea X Tripsacum apomictic hybrid (20 maize chromosomes + 18 Tripsacum), pollination with the tetraploid maize Purple tester and anthocyaninless marker BI1 resulted in somatic segregation in the apomictic progeny, giving variegated, mottled and green (phenotypically normal) plants in various ratios.

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