Haploids: High-Frequency Production from Single-Embryo Seeds in a Line of Pima Cotton

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Science  28 Jun 1963:
Vol. 140, Issue 3574, pp. 1407-1408
DOI: 10.1126/science.140.3574.1407


Progenies of a doubled haploid from Pima S-1, a commercial variety of Gossypium barbadense L., contained a very high frequency of haploid plants. The haploid plants, in contrast with those previously reported in cotton, originated from single- rather than twin-embryo seeds. Apparently the haploid-producing ability of this line of cotton is inherited.