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Type: Journal article
Title: Method for screening bread wheat for tolerance to boron
Author: Campbell, T.
Rathjen, A.
Paull, J.
Islam, A.
Citation: Euphytica: international journal on plant breeding, 1998; 100(1-3):131-135
Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Issue Date: 1998
ISSN: 0014-2336
Abstract: A new method for screening wheat for boron tolerance has been developed to overcome the problems of methods used in the past. Seedlings were grown for 10 days while suspended over B-rich solutions. Their root lengths were then measured as an index of tolerance. Five varieties of wheat were screened at seven concentrations of B. Results were obtained more quickly and easily than from the alternative methodologies and compared favourably. Screening of 128 doubled haploid lines from a cross between Halberd and (WI*MMC) suggested that transgressive segregation had occurred.
DOI: 10.1023/a:1018316325208
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