Monoploids and monoploid-derivatives of maize (Zea mays L.)

@article{Chase2008MonoploidsAM,
  title={Monoploids and monoploid-derivatives of maize (Zea mays L.)},
  author={Sherret S. Chase},
  journal={The Botanical Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={35},
  pages={117-168}
}
Looking forward, the study and use of monoploids and monoploid-derivatives appears more promising than it has at any time in the past. Of major interest are the cytological and physiological events of monoploid origin. One can hypothesize that precocious division of the egg prior to fertilization or during the initial stages of fertilization sets the stage for development of monoploid sporophytes, and further, that this precocious division results from premature deactivation or inadequate… CONTINUE READING

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