Different Results in Reciprocal Crosses between Diploid and Triploid Allium Sch” noprasum L

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IN the summer of 1934, crosses were made between diploid forms of chive (2n=16) and artificial triploids (2n=24)1. The somatic chromosome numbers in the progeny of these crosses have now been determined for 100 plants and are shown in the accompanying table.

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  1. 1

    Levan, Hereditas, 22, 1 (1936).

  2. 2

    van Overeem, Beih. Bot. Zbl., 38, 73 (1921).

  3. 3

    McClintock, Genetics, 14, 180 (1929).

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