Potato Research

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 220–222 | Cite as

The eye-excision method of investigating potato chimeras

  • H. W. Howard
Short Communications


Adventitious buds produced by eye-excised tubers are formed from tissues which trace back to layer L3 at the stem apex. Results suggesting that some adventitious buds may be formed by tissues tracing back to L2 are due to faulty experimentation, not all eyes being removed or an eye only partially removed.


Stem Apex Potato Chimera Faulty Experimentation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. W. Howard
    • 1
  1. 1.Plant Breeding InstituteCambridgeEngland

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