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Fixity in Chromosome Number of Plants


STUDIES on the chromosome behaviour of a large number of vegetatively propagating plants have revealed certain interesting facts. The investigations have mainly centred around members of the Aroideae, Liliaceae, Amaryllidaceae and Dioseoreaceae, including the ornamental ones, especially those with obligate vegetative multiplication1.

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    Sharma, A. K., and Das, N. K., Agric. Lusit., 16, 23 (1954). Sharma, A. K., and Bhattacharyya, N. K., Proc. Abst. 41st Ind. Sci. Congr., 147 (1954). Sharma, A. K., and Bal, A. K., ibid., 148 (1954). Sharma, A. K., and De, D., ibid., 248 (1955). Sharma, A. K., Genetica, 27, 323 (1955). Mookerjea, Archana, Caryologia, 7, 1 and 221 (1955).

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SHARMA, A., SHARMA, A. Fixity in Chromosome Number of Plants. Nature 177, 335–336 (1956).

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