, Volume 108, Issue 4, pp 359–362 | Cite as

Direct measurement of stomatal cell production in barley

  • E. Zeiger
Short Communication


A simple method which measures stomatal cell production directly in the first leaf of barley is described. The method was tested with three barley genotypes, two of which, cer-g11 and cer-g1026, are mutants with an abnormal stomatal pattern. Cer-g11 had a slower rate of stomatal cell formation, as compared with the other two genotypes.


Direct Measurement Slow Rate Cell Production Cell Formation Barley Genotype 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Zeiger
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  1. 1.Departmento de Biología, Facultad de CienciasUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile

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