By a very simple technique it has become possible to double the chromosome number of the tomato plant practically at will. Tetraploid forms thus derived are affording critical opportunities to ascertain the fundamental relation between chromosomes and hereditary characters, especially characters involving fertility (or sterility) of flower and fruit.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Lindstrom, E. W.
"Fertility Variations in Tetraploid Tomatoes with Different Genetic Origins,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 38(1), 85-87.
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