Karyotype Analysis and Relationships Among Varieties of Arachis hypogaea L

@article{Stalker1986KaryotypeAA,
  title={Karyotype Analysis and Relationships Among Varieties of Arachis hypogaea L},
  author={H. Thomas Stalker and R. D. Dalmacio},
  journal={Cytologia},
  year={1986},
  volume={51},
  pages={617-629}
}
Mitotic chromosomes of nine Arachis hypogaea L. cultivars plus A. monticola Krap. et Rig. were analyzed cytologically. The cultivars included representatives of the four botanical varieties of A. hypogaea. The objective of this investigation was to identify the chromosomes of cultivated peanuts and determine the variation among subspecies and varieties. The A. hypogaea chromosomes ranged in length between 1.44 and 4.17μm and were mostly metacentric. Variation was observed in the numbers of… Expand
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