, Volume 104, Issue 2, pp 95–106 | Cite as

Plant aneuploids: Suggestions for their classification

  • A.K. Koul
  • M.K. Dhar


The paper lists, defines and classifies all types of aneuploids known hitherto. Categorisation has been made on the basis of the alterations of chromosome number and gene content. The change in nomenclature of some aneuploids has been warranted by the fact that some names that are in vogue do not reflect the precise nature of the aneuploid and, are therefore, ambiguous. For these ambiguous terms new names have been proposed.

aneuploids nomenclature trisomics monosomics gene content 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A.K. Koul
    • 1
  • M.K. Dhar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiosciencesUniversity of JammuJammu-India

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