The transformation of anthers in the msca1 mutant of maize

Abstract

In normal anther development in maize (Zea mays L), large hypodermal cells in anther primordia undergo a series of proscribed cell divisions to form an anther containing microsporogenous cells and three distinctive anther wall layers: the tapetum, the middle layer and the endothecium. In homozygous msca1 mutants of maize, stamen primordia are initiated… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00425-002-0929-8

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