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Sterility in Sudangrass: I. Barren- and Chimeral Partial-Sterility1


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  1. Vol. 52 No. 3, p. 153-155

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  1. C. E. Townsend22



A barren-sterile character, manifested by the absence of floral parts and sexual organs, was inherited as a monogenic recessive. A few seeds were observed on barren-sterile plants in one progeny. The chimeral partial-sterile character was believed to be controlled by recessive genes which were quite mutable. The mode of inheritance was not determined.

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