A mutational approach for the detection of genetic factors affecting seed size in maize


Genes influencing seed size. The designation emp (empty pericarp) refers to a group of defective kernel mutants that exhibit a drastic reduction in endosperm tissue production. They allow the isolation of genes controlling seed development and affecting seed size. Nine independently isolated emp mutants have been analyzed in this study and in all cases… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00497-016-0294-6


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