A new interpretation of meiotic prophase in lycopersicon esculentum (tomato)


1. Meiotic prophase in the tomato was studied through the use of longitudinal anther sections. The existence of a maturity gradient through each pollen sac was established and the proper sequence of meiotic prophase stages determined. 2. After pachynema the homologous arms separate; the centromeres, and frequently the telomeres, remain paired. The stage has… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00321508


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