Cytoplasmic male sterility in petunia. II. A discussion on male sterility transmission by means of grafting
Van Marrewijk, G.A.M.
Euphytica 19: 25-32
ISSN/ISBN: 0014-2336 DOI: 10.1007/bf01904662
In the graft generation no mutual influence of the graft partners was observed and progeny obtained by self- or cross-fertilizing graft components did not provide convincing indications as to sterilizing or fertilizing influence. Reduced-fertile or even male-sterile flowers were sometimes observed on some, descendants of fertile graft components, but in all cases they had to be ascribed to causes other than sterility transmission. -Agric.