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A Cytogenetic Study of Heritable Tumors in Nicotiana Species Hybrids.

  title={A Cytogenetic Study of Heritable Tumors in Nicotiana Species Hybrids.},
  author={Mulk Raj Ahuja},
  volume={47 7},
  • M. R. Ahuja
  • Published 1 July 1962
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Genetics
ENETIC tumors in Nicotiana species hybrids have been reported by several Ginvestigators. These tumors are formed in certain specific hybrid combinations on stems, roots, and occasionally on leaves of all or part of the F, progeny. Since the discovery by KOSTOFF (1930) of nine interspecific tumorous hybrids, almost 20 additional hybrid combinations have been reported in which the entire progeny is tumorous. In 23 additional species combinations, hereditary tumors are produced irregularly in some… 

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