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  1. Vol. 6 No. 6, p. 608-609
    Received: May 26, 1966

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Inheritance of Awns in a Cross Between Avena byzantina C. Koch and Avena fatua L.1

  1. A. D. Day and
  2. R. K. Thompson2



An experiment was conducted in the field to study the inheritance of awn presence and character in a cross between Avena byzantina C. Koch (The ‘Kanota’ variety) and Avena jatua L. The presence of large, dark-colored, twisted awns on the first and second florets in oat spikelets was found to be controlled by one recessive gene pair.

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