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Lundqvist, U., Franckowiak, J.D. and Forster, B.P. (2012) Mutation categories. In: Plant mutation breeding and biotechnology. CABI Publishing, 608 pages. ISBN 978-1-78064-085-3

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Article Link: https://doi.org/10.1079/9781780640853.0047


This chapter presents a new and simple system of mutation classification focusing on mutations of most interest to plant breeding, which are predominantly those in the DNA of the nucleus. The division of nuclear mutations into genome, chromosome and gene mutations are discussed and their further subdivision based on changes in number and composition are highlighted.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Science > Botany > Genetics
Plant culture > Propagation
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