Mutagen Testing with the Soybean Assay
The soybean (Glycine max) system tests for induction of somatic mosaicism on the leaves. This mosaicism results from genetic changes induced by the agent in question in one or more cells which are rapidly dividing. Any type of mosaicism which results in a phenotypically distinct marker can be used.
KeywordsCompound Leaf Somatic Mosaicism Methyl Methane Sulfonate Simple Leaf Lateral Leaflet
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