Identification of Super Cup Mutant in Cotton, Gossypium hirsulum L.1
- R. J. Kohel2
An aberrant plant with an extreme cup leaf expression was found in a population of true breeding cup leaf plant~;. The mutant was called super cup. Cytological analysis revealed that the super cup mutant was a trisomic plant. A crossing program with known translocations identified the replicated chromosome as chromosome 4 of the A genome. Genetic tests determined that the cup leaf locus is independent of the replicated chromosome; and the super cup phenotype is due to an interaction of the cup leaf locus with the replicated chromosome.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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