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Semi-dwarf rice mutants and their agronomic evaluation

By: Narahari, P | Research co-ordination meeting on semi-dwarf cereal mutants and their use in cross-breeding Vienna (Austria) 2-6 Mar 1981.
Contributor(s): Joshua, D.C [coaut.] | Rao, N.S [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: 1982Subject(s): Disease resistance | Dwarfs | Genes | Hybridization | India | Induced mutation | Mutants | Oryza | Yields AGROVOCDDC classification: 83-919776 In: Joint FAO/IAEA Div. of Isotope and Radiation Applications of Atomic Energy for Food and Agricultural Development, Vienna (Austria). Semi-dwarf cereal mutants and their use in cross-breeding. Proceedings of a research co-ordination meeting organized by the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Isotope and Radiation Applications of Atomic Energy for Food and Agricultural Development and held in Vienna, 2-6 March 1981. Jul 1982. p. 85-10483-919776Summary: Experiences with induced semi-dwarf rice mutants, isolated at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and also at some other institutions in India are briefly reviewed. In most of the cases, the dwarfing gene in the induced mutants is found to be allelic to Dee-geo-Woo-gen gene but a few instances of non-allelism are also reported. Use of induced mutants in hybridization experiments, on a limited scale, have indicated promising results. Several hybrid derivatives that combine the desirable traits of semi-dwarf stature, long slender quality grain, translucent kernel with high yields and/or moderate resistance to stress conditions have been developed. They showedCollection: AGRIS Collection
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Experiences with induced semi-dwarf rice mutants, isolated at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and also at some other institutions in India are briefly reviewed. In most of the cases, the dwarfing gene in the induced mutants is found to be allelic to Dee-geo-Woo-gen gene but a few instances of non-allelism are also reported. Use of induced mutants in hybridization experiments, on a limited scale, have indicated promising results. Several hybrid derivatives that combine the desirable traits of semi-dwarf stature, long slender quality grain, translucent kernel with high yields and/or moderate resistance to stress conditions have been developed. They showed

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