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Restriction endonuclease analysis of mitochondrial DNA from sugarbeet with normal and male-sterile cytoplasms


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Powling, A. Restriction endonuclease analysis of mitochondrial DNA from sugarbeet with normal and male-sterile cytoplasms. Heredity 49, 117–120 (1982).

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