Induced tetraploidy in Solanum khasianum clarke

Janaki Ammal, E. K. ; Bhatt, Bharati (1971) Induced tetraploidy in Solanum khasianum clarke Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section B, 74 (2). pp. 98-101. ISSN 0370-0097

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Tetraploidy has been successfully induced for the first time by colchicine treatment in Solanum khasianum an important source of solasodine which is an intermediate in the synthesis of cortisone. A comparative study of the cytology and morphology of the diploid and tetraploids is reported in this paper.

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