A novel source of genetic variation in ryegrasses (Lolium multiflorum, L. perenne)

Abstract

A short period of colchicine treatment at the seedling stage induces changes in the capacity for tillering, vegetative growth and flowering time in inbred lines of Lolium multiflorum. The changes are heritable and are observable in the selfed-seed generation following that in which the treatment was given. Information is also given to confirm such changes in an additional ten inbred lines of Lolium perenne.

DOI: 10.1038/hdy.1989.107

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@article{Hassan1989ANS, title={A novel source of genetic variation in ryegrasses (Lolium multiflorum, L. perenne)}, author={Lutful Hassan and Roger N. Jones and Ulrich K. Posselt}, journal={Heredity}, year={1989}, volume={63}, pages={339-342} }