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  1. Vol. 52 No. 8, p. 456-459

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Inheritance of Seed and Flower Colors in Flax1

  1. D. K. Barnes,
  2. J. O. Culbertson and
  3. J. W. Lambert22



The yellow seed color of each of 12 flax varieties was attributed to the homozygous condition of 1 or more of 3 recessive genes. Two of these genes also appeared to be pleiotropic for flower color, and 1 of the 2 apparently produced a sublethal effect. Two additional genes also affected color.

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