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An Ovule Culture Technique for Producing Interspecific Lesquerella Hybrids

@inproceedings{Tomasi2002AnOC,
  title={An Ovule Culture Technique for Producing Interspecific Lesquerella Hybrids},
  author={P. Tomasi and D. Dierig and G. Dahlquist and J. Janick and A. Whipkey},
  year={2002}
}
INTRODUCTION Lesquerella [Lesquerella fendleri (Gray) Wats., Brassicaceae], is a potential new oilseed crop, producing an unsaturated, hydroxy fatty acid (lesquerolic acid, C20:1-OH) with properties similar to imported castor oil (Dierig et al. 1993). The cultivated L. fendleri has demonstrated a narrow range of genetic variation determining hydroxy fatty acid seed oil content (Dierig et al. 2001). Germplasm evaluations completed at the USDA, Agricultural Research Service, US Water Conservation… Expand

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