[Development and prospect of plant mutation breeding induced by aviation and spaceflight in China].

@article{Li1999DevelopmentAP,
  title={[Development and prospect of plant mutation breeding induced by aviation and spaceflight in China].},
  author={Jin-guo Li and Paul S. Wang and Jia-jun Zhang and Xu Cheng Jiang},
  journal={Hang tian yi xue yu yi xue gong cheng = Space medicine & medical engineering},
  year={1999},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={464-8}
}
Since 1987, about fifty species, three hundred varieties of crops have been sent in recoverable satellites or high altitude balloon (HAB). The selected lines include a high-yield, disease-resist, and hybrid-vigorous rice line, a recovered line of Japonica rice restoring sterility of Indica rice, a new green pepper strain which grows fruits over 500 g, a disease-resist, high-quality tomato line, a big-pod rape line, a big-fruit white lotus line and a big-bulb lily. The special conditions in the… CONTINUE READING