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Corrected Chromosome Numbers for Spartina × townsendii and its Parent Species

Naturevolume 199page929 (1963) | Download Citation

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INTENSIVE cytological investigation of Spartina, carried out in the Department of Botany, University of Southampton, has revealed chromosome numbers which are not in agreement with those of Huskins1 and Church2,3.

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    • CHRISTOPHER J. MARCHANT

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