Mutator Activity in Maize: Timing of Its Activation in Ontogeny

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Science  25 Sep 1981:
Vol. 213, Issue 4515, pp. 1515-1517
DOI: 10.1126/science.213.4515.1515


Mutator activity in maize seems not to be active throughout the development of the plant, but to arise late in ontogeny, and to be developmentally rather than chronologically triggered.