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COLCHICINE-INDUCED POLYPLOIDY IN CROP PLANTS II. CHILLI (CAPSICUM ANNUUM L.)

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THE production of polyploids in crop plants by treatment with colchicine
was.started at the Imperial Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi,
in
t~e year 1938 and a number of different species have been under study
since then.
'A comprehensive account of work done and the results obtained
with gram
(Oicer arietinum L.), together with a discussion on colchicincinduced polyploidy, is under publication (Ramanujam and Joshi, in the
press). In the present paper a fuller account of work done on
chilli is
given
; a prelimina:ry report of results obtained with this species was
published earlier (Pal and Ramanujam, 1939).  

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Year: 1941
Volume: 1
Issue:
Article DOI: NA
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906

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