Inheritance of susceptibility to iron chlorosis in chickpea uri icon


  • The germplasm accession ICC5386 (NP62), highly susceptible to chlorosis caused by iron deficiency, was crossed with 5 normal cultivars. Examination of the F2, F2 and F3 in the field indicated that susceptibility to chlorosis was controlled by a single recessive gene, although one cross showed an excess of chlorotic plants and the other an excess of normal plants, over the numbers expected

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  • 1986

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