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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Vaidya, Kisan, R
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Life Sciences (Botany and Zoology); Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Article Title
An induced female sterile mutant in roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.)
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Journal Title
Brazilian journal of genetics
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Date of Publication
1994
Volume ID
17
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
309-311
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Abstract
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....
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