A rapid laboratory method for cytological control in polyploidy breeding

Abstract

A simple method to obtain material for cytological checking in grasses and clovers is described. Seeds are germinated on filter paper under optimal conditions. When the rootlets are about 5 mm long they are fixed in acetic acid alcohol 1–3. The chromosome number is determined by phase-contrast microscope and the tetraploids are potted. Advantages of this… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00039641

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