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Handbuch der Vererbungswissenschaft

Nature volume 142, page 735 (22 October 1938) | Download Citation



THIS extensive and thoroughgoing account of gene mutations begins with a historical survey of 43 pages which contains many early records of mutations in plants and animals. A full account is given of Chelidonium majus laciniata, which appeared in 1590 ; also accounts, with photographs, of the Ancon sheep, the Manx cat, laciniate-leaved syringa and alder and many others.

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