The objective of any mutation breeding program is to create desirable genetic diversity. With the spectrum of mutations from ionizing radiations becoming somewhat defined, several workers have investigated the use of chemical mutagens as a method of broadening the range.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Murphy, Charles F. and Patterson, Fred L.
"The Effects of the Chemical Mutagen, Diepoxybutane, on Clintland Oats,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 65(1), 184-189.
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