Genetic and epigenetic interactions in allopolyploid plants

@article{Comai2000GeneticAE,
  title={Genetic and epigenetic interactions in allopolyploid plants},
  author={Luca Comai},
  journal={Plant Molecular Biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={43},
  pages={387-399}
}
Allopolyploid plants are hybrids that contain two copies of the genome from each parent. Whereas wild and cultivated allopolyploids are well adapted, man-made allopolyploids are typically unstable, displaying homeotic transformation and lethality as well as chromosomal rearrangements and changes in the number and distribution of repeated DNA sequences within heterochromatin. Large increases in the length of some chromosomes has been documented in allopolyploid hybrids and could be caused by the… CONTINUE READING
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