Multiple carpel mutants in pearl millet

Manga , V. (1977) Multiple carpel mutants in pearl millet. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, B, 86 (2). pp. 93-97.

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Progeny of desynaptic plants of Pennisetum typhoides included two self-sterile mutants showing partial, complete or transitional transformation of stamens into carpels. F2 segregates showed this mutant condition to be determined by a single recessive gene. The occasional formation of two seeds from the same spiklet indicated the functional ability of some of the extra carpels

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Department of Botany, Andhra University, Waltair, India
Subjects: Crop Improvement > Genetics/Genomics
Crop Improvement > Plant Breeding
Divisions: Millet
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 10 May 2012 07:58
Last Modified: 10 May 2012 07:58

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