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Streptomycin Resistance of Common Wheat at Plant and Cellular Level

  • T. Kinoshita
  • T. Mikami
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 13)


It is well known that in common wheat the cytoplasm from alien species is responsible for the varied kinds of inherent characters interacting with the nuclear genome of common wheat (Kihara 1980). On the other hand, the genetic and cytoplasmic effects at cellular level have been scarcely known hitherto. Therefore, we studied the genetical nature of streptomycin resistance at both plant and callus levels as a basis of somaclonal selection. In addition, preliminary experiments on somaclonal selection were carried out on the streptomycin resistance.


Resistance Index Common Wheat Chinese Spring Callus Growth Streptomycin Resistance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Kinoshita
  • T. Mikami
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  1. 1.Plant Breeding Institute, Faculty of AgricultureHokkaido UniversitySapporo 060Japan

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