Chromosome Numbers and Microsporogenesis in Dallisgrass Paspalum Dilatatum Poir1
- E. C. Bashaw and
- Ian Forbes2
The common type of Paspalum dilatatum and a closely related yellow-anthered type had 50 chromosomes. Meiosis I was characterized by 20 bivalents and 10 univalents which lagged at anaphase I. A semi-prostrate, purple-anthered type had 40 chromosomes and extreme meiotic irregularity, frequently having 20 laggards at anaphase I. A yellow-anthered, erect type with pubescent spikelets had 40 chromosomes and regular meiotic behavior.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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