Chromosome numbers of the Italian flora. From the Caryologia foundation to present

@article{Garbari2012ChromosomeNO,
  title={Chromosome numbers of the Italian flora. From the Caryologia foundation to present},
  author={Fabio Garbari and Gianni Bedini and Lorenzo Peruzzi},
  journal={Caryologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={65},
  pages={62 - 71}
}
Abstract After slightly more than four decades from the first chromosome counts ever, the very first chromosome count on Italian plants was published in 1925 by Alberto Chiarugi. From this starting point, fundamental cornerstones of Italian plant karyology are: 1) the foundation, in Pisa, of the international journal Caryologia, now edited in Florence and indexed by ISI Web of Science© under the category Genetics and Heredity. 2) the constitution, within the Italian Botanical Society, of the… 
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