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Notes: Aneuploid Tri-Specific Elm Hybrids

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A controlled cross between the diploid Chinese elm and a triploid American X Siberian hybrid produced seedlings with aneuploid chromosome numbers ranging from 2n = 34 to 2n = 54. The aneuploid seedlings exhibited pronounced variation in leaf morphology and growth rate. Forest Sci. 18:290-291.

Keywords: Ulmus spp; morphology; polyploidy

Document Type: News

Affiliations: Research Geneticist, National Arboretum, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Washington, D.C. 20002

Publication date: December 1, 1972

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