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Recent studies on the genetics of the soybean
- Woodworth, C.M., Williams, L.F.
- Agronomy journal 1938 v.30 no.2 pp. 125-129
- Glycine max, chlorophyll, color, leaves, cotyledons, crossing over, inheritance (genetics), linkage (genetics), testa, trichomes, chromosome mapping
- In connection with the investigational work on soybeans being carried on at the Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station in cooperation with the Division of Forage Crops and Diseases, Bureau of Plant Industry, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, the genetics of the soybean occupies a prominent place. Because of the growing interest in this new crop, particularly from the breeding standpoint, it has seemed desirable to present briefly the results of recent genetic studies. This account is divided into two parts, namely, (a) a description of new chlorophyll-deficient types, together with any available data on mode of inheritance, and (b) a discussion of new linkage relationships.