Embryo culture of maize and sugarcane hybrids

Hrishi, N. and Marimuthammal, S. (1968) Embryo culture of maize and sugarcane hybrids. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section B, 66 (6). pp. 308-313.

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An agar nutrient medium has been defined for growing hybrid embryos from 28-crosses between maize and sugarcane. Embryos excised 5 -7 days after pollination gave a high percentage of germination in vitro. This study has demonstrated the possibility of overcoming hybrid inviability or weakness in the incompatible matings between maize and sugarcane

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore -7
Subjects: Crop Improvement > Plant Breeding
Divisions: Maize
Depositing User: Mr B Krishnamurthy
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2011 17:29
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2011 17:29
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/1639

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