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Chromosome Knob Patterns in Latin American Maize

  • Almiro Blumenschein
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 2)

Abstract

Although much has been written about the history of maize, important unanswered questions still remain. Some highly speculative studies have motivated new and intensive research, which has developed important information. Most of such studies are based on archeology, botany, genetics, geography, and history. Nevertheless, cytological data have been used, mainly those referring to the chromosome knobs.

Keywords

Germ Plasm Yucatan Peninsula Caribbean Island Maize Chromosome Carnegie Inst 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Almiro Blumenschein
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  1. 1.Instituto de Genética E.S.A. “Luiz de Queiroz”Universidade de São PauloPiracicabaBrazil

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