Proceedings: Plant Sciences

, Volume 89, Issue 1, pp 37–41 | Cite as

EMS induced A and B chromosome translocation in pearl millet

  • K Pushpa


A case of translocation between A and B chromosomes was recorded in the B-chromosome carrying material of pearl millet. This was induced through chemical treatment with EMS. The B-chromosomes never pair with A-chromosomes, but pair among themselves to form bivalents and multivalcnts. In the experimental material under study at pachytene and diakinesis stages in PMCs, A and B chromosome associations were observed.


Chromosomes nucleolar-organiser pearl millet translocation 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • K Pushpa
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  1. 1.Department of BotanyAndhra UniversityWaltair

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