A universal reference karyotype in rye, Secale cereale L.


Haploid, dihaploid and tetrahaploid rye plants of the variety ‘Petka’ have been produced to establish a homozygous genotype and karyotype. The morphology, karyotypic characteristics and the metaphase I chromosome behaviour are described demonstrating the utility of the material as a universal standard tester in rye cytogenetics. Clones of several ploidy… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00247563

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