Genetic Stability and Variability of Pollen-Derived Plants

Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 22)

Abstract

A great deal of attention has been directed towards evaluating the genetic stability and variability of pollen plants obtained through anther culture. These factors are directly related to the use of such plants in genetic studies and breeding programs. This paper summarizes research in China on the characterization of both genetically stable and variable pollen-derived crop plants.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hu Han
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of GeneticsAcademia SinicaBeijingChina

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