Theoretical and Applied Genetics

, Volume 57, Issue 2, pp 57–58

Induction of haploid and diploid plants though in vitro anther culture of haploid wheat (n=3x=21)

  • J. De Buyser
  • Y. Henry


Five haploid plants of wheat were used for anther culture. Embryos were formed and six plants were regenerated. Of these, two were haploid (n=3x=21) and two diploid (2n=6x=42). The two diploids derived from the anthers of the same haploid wheat plant gave seeds, but the fertility was reduced in one of them showing, abnormalities at meiosis.

Key words

Triticum aestivum Anther culture Haploid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. De Buyser
    • 1
  • Y. Henry
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d'Amélioration des Plantes, Université Paris-SudA.D.A.R.OrsayFrance

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