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STUDIES ON INDUCTION OF CHLOROPHYLL MUTATION IN SOYABEAN THROUGH PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL MUTAGENS

Article Id: ARCC5101 | Page : 33-35
Citation :- STUDIES ON INDUCTION OF CHLOROPHYLL MUTATION IN SOYABEAN THROUGH PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL MUTAGENS.Agricultural Science Digest.2000.(20):33-35
K. Geetha and P. Valdyanathan
Address : Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Kumulur, Trichy • 621 712, India

Abstract

Phenotypic responses of two soybean cultures to a chemical mutagen Ethidium Bromide (EB) and a physical mutagen gamma rays were studied in the M1 and M2 generations and the frequency and spectrum of chlorophyll mutations were worked out. Gamma rays was found to be more than Ethidium Bromide (EB).

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