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

Article Id: ARCC5125 | 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 Ethldlum
Bromide (EB) and a physical mutagen gamma rays were studied In the Ml and M2
generations and the frequency and spectrum of chlorophyll mutations were worked
out. Gamma rays was found to be more effective to Induce chlorophyll mutations
than Ethldlum Bromide (EB).

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