Effect of the Fungicide ‘Granosan’ on Atypical Growth and Chromosome Doubling in Plants

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IN studying the effect of several insecticides and fungicides upon the procedure of meiotic processes I found that they induce a series of abnormalities, which further lead to production of hereditary variations, thus speeding up the process of the ‘degeneration of the pure lines’ in various degrees1,2.

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    Kostoff, D., The Degeneration of the Pure Lines, Soffa (1930).

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    Kostoff, D., Bull. Soc. Bot. Bulgarie, 4, 87 92 (1931).

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KOSTOFF, D. Effect of the Fungicide ‘Granosan’ on Atypical Growth and Chromosome Doubling in Plants. Nature 144, 334 (1939). https://doi.org/10.1038/144334a0

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