Vaidya, Kisan, R
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Life Sciences (Botany and Zoology); Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
An induced female sterile mutant in roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.)
Brazilian journal of genetics
Date of Publication
Describes a mutant phenotype in roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) cv. Jamaican Green (JG) found when JG was treated with 0.6% and 0.8% ethyl methanesulfonate for six hours. Style and stigma were completely missing from the flowers produced by the mutant; however, ovules were present. Normal anthers with functional pollen that could be used for hybridization were produced by the mutant. Reports that this mutant phenotype in roselle, designated female sterile, is recessive to normal female fertile characteristics....