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  1. Vol. 9 No. 5, p. 607-610
     
    Received: Mar 3, 1969


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doi:10.2135/cropsci1969.0011183X000900050028x

Genetic Studies of Induced Mutants in Melilotus alba. I. Short-Internode Dwarf, Curled Leaf, Multifoliolate Leaf, and Cotyledonary Branching1

  1. B. G. Gengenbach,
  2. F. A. Haskins and
  3. H. J. Gorz2

Abstract

Abstract

Information obtained from the F1 F2 and F3 generations of crosses between the normal annual M. alba progenitor line and the four mutants, short-internode dwarf, curled leaf, multifoliolate leaf, and cotyledonary branching, indicates that each character is conditioned by a single pair of alleles. The multifoliolate leaf character is dominant over the normal phenotype; the other three mutant characters are recessive. The symbols dw, cl, Mf, and cb are proposed as designations for the respective mutant genes.

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