The occurrence and inheritance of a brittle rachis phenotype in Italian durum wheat cultivars

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Italian and Tunisian durum wheats from different eras of breeding were assessed for the presence of a gene for brittle rachis. Nine of 15 Italian durum landraces had brittle rachides. Strampelli’s achievement was the release of the well-known variety, Senatore Cappelli, which was derived from a Tunisian landrace, Jenah Rhettifah, which has a brittle rachis… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10681-005-1861-3

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@article{Watanabe2005TheOA, title={The occurrence and inheritance of a brittle rachis phenotype in Italian durum wheat cultivars}, author={Nobuyoshi Watanabe}, journal={Euphytica}, year={2005}, volume={142}, pages={247-251} }