Local pigment suppression in the flowers ofDahlia variabilisDesf.

  title={Local pigment suppression in the flowers ofDahlia variabilisDesf.},
  author={T. Tammes and Anneke F. Groeneveld-Huisman},
  • T. Tammes, Anneke F. Groeneveld-Huisman
  • Published 2005
  • Biology
  • Genetica
  • In 1923 five tubers and some seeds of Dahlia variabilis were obtained from Professor WEEVERS, from his garden in Ouddorp (Zeeland), the flower colour of which, according to his gardener, changed from red to white. The investigation begun with these was interrupted several times by circumstances for a shorter or longer period. The cultivation was, however, kept up, at any rate partially, by taking up the tubers every autumn, storing them in a frostproof house, and planting them in the spring. In… CONTINUE READING
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