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Research Article
The Efficiency of Chromosome Doubling in Haploids Derived from Wheat X Maize Crossing

Javed Ahmad and Muhammad Aslam Chowdhry

Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 2005, 8(12), 1707-1711.

Abstract

A significant effect of the plant development stage on fertility was observed at the time of colchicine treatment. Plants at the 5-7 tillers stage showed improved plant fertility and reduced plant mortality than those treated at the 2-3 tillers stage. The addition of colchicine to media resulted not only in higher plant fertility than did conventional methods, but furthermore led to a huge increase in the number of doubled-haploid seeds.

ASCI-ID: 1-3762

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