Chemically Induced Phenocopy of a Tomato Mutant

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Science  01 Jan 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3392, pp. 36-37
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3392.36


Lanceolate, a spontaneous leaf-shape mutant which fails to produce cotyledons and plumule in the homozygous condition, shows development if supplied with either adenine or a diffusate obtained from normal seeds. Similar development occurs in a different genetic background.