INDUCED MORPHOLOGICAL MUTATIONS IN GREENGRAM (VIGNA RADIATA (L) WILCZEK)

Article Id: ARCC3580 | Page : 137-140
Citation :- INDUCED MORPHOLOGICAL MUTATIONS IN GREENGRAM (VIGNA RADIATA (L) WILCZEK).Legume Research-An International Journal.2007.(30):137-140
B.Singh and G. Tejeswar Rao
Address : Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar-751 003, India

Abstract

In the present investigation an attempt was made to induce mutation in two varieties of green gram by gamma irradiation and to study different morphological mutations. Results indicated induction of a wide spectrum of morphological mutations in two varieties. The frequency of morphological mutation increased with increase in dose of the radiation. Variety Sujata was found to be more sensitive to gamma irradiation in comparison to variety TARM 1.

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