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Tetrasomic Inheritance of an Elongated Hypocotyl Mutant in Alfalfa1


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  1. Vol. 48 No. 5, p. 197-199
    Received: Nov 5, 1955

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  1. R. L. Davis2



Mutant alfalfa plants, first observed in a S1 population, were characterized by an elongated hypocotyl and a chlorophyll deficiency. Data suggest that both of these characters were conditioned by the presence at one location of recessive genes in the nulliplex genotype aaaa. The gene symbol el was proprosed.

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