A mutant character in maize brings about the formation of ridge and blade-like outgrowths on the surfaces of leaves. These accessory laminae, which are present on the partially developed leaves in the dormant embryo, arise by re-activation of vertical zones on the immature leaf.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Sprague, George F. and Sass, J. E.
"Heritable Characters in Maize: "Accessory Blade","
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 49(1), 256-256.
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