Chromosome weights and measures in the Triticinae


IT is widely accepted that the modern cultivated wheats such as Triticum aestivum (AABBDD) and Triticum durum (AABB) are, respectively, allohexaploids and allo-tetraploids derived from hybrids between diploid species of the Triticinae viz. T. monococcum (AA), Aegilops squarrosa (DD) and Aegilops speltoides (BB) (Riley, Unrau and Chapman, 1958; Jenkins, 1966… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/hdy.1970.24


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