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  1. Vol. 12 No. 1, p. 119-121
     
    Received: June 9, 1970


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doi:10.2135/cropsci1972.0011183X001200010043x

Kernel Phenotypes of Zea Mays L. Genotypes Possessing One to Four Mutated Genes1

  1. D. L. Garwood and
  2. R. G. Creech2

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Abstract

Kernel phenotypes of 12 maize (Zea mays L.) mutants and 82 two-, three-, and four-gene combinations are presented. These gene mutations are amylose-extender, brittle-1, brittle-2, dull, floury-1, horny, opaque-2, shrunken-1, shrunken-2, sugary-1, sugary-2, and waxy. Specific gene interactions are described. Knowledge of these interactions permits efficient development of multiple gene combinations.

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