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GENETICS OF EMS INDUCED RECESSIVE TALL MUTATION IN RICE

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A local variety, Japan Violet, treated with aqueous solution of EMS (0.750/0 - 12 h) after
presoakingin0.01% vitamin C solution for 12 h produced a monogenic recessive tall mutant
in M2, the inheritance of which was confirmed in M3 and in the progenies of the cross Japan
Violet X tall mutant. The feasibility of utilizing the tall mutant in hybrid rice breeding
programme is discussed.
 

Keywords: Recessive tall, rice, mutant, inheritance.

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Year: 1997
Volume: 57
Issue: 2
Article DOI: NA
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906

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