Production and characterization of an interspecific hybrid between leek and garlic

@article{Yanagino2003ProductionAC,
  title={Production and characterization of an interspecific hybrid between leek and garlic},
  author={Toshiya Yanagino and Etsuko Sugawara and Masao Watanabe and Yoshihito Takahata},
  journal={Theoretical and Applied Genetics},
  year={2003},
  volume={107},
  pages={1-5}
}
An interspecific hybrid between leek (Allium ampeloprasum L.) and garlic (Allium sativum L.) was produced by hybridization using a fertile garlic clone as a pollen donor and an ovary culture. The hybridity was confirmed by chromosome observation (2n = 3x = 24) and randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis. The interspecific hybrid showed a vigorous growth habit, and its foliage was larger than that of the parental species. The bulb of the interspecific hybrid was heavier than that of… 

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