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The Identification of Avena Chromosomes by Means of C-Banding

  • J. Postoyko
  • J. Hutchinson
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Part of the World Crops: Production, Utilization, Description book series (WCPU, volume 12)

Abstract

Giemsa C-banding has been applied to many crop species to visualise the constitutive heterochromatic component of the chromosomes. The banding patterns obtained are often sufficiently distinctive to allow individual chromosomes to be identified both within and between species.

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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Postoyko
    • 1
  • J. Hutchinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesManchester PolytechnicManchesterUK

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