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Studies on the application of anther culture in salt-tolerance breeding in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Zao RuiTang; Gao ShuGou; Qiao YaKe; Zhu HuiMei; Bi YanJuan

Acta Agronomica Sinica 21(2): 230-234


Accession: 002702676

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Salt-tolerant wheat lines were obtained by anther culture with different concentrations of NaCl (0.1, 0.3 and 0.5%) in the culture media. Anthers from 9 F1 combinations were cultured on media with constant NaCl concentrations and gradually increasing concentrations. Gradually increasing the salt concentration produced more salt-tolerant variants. The most suitable salt concentrations were 0.3 and 0.5%.

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