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Population differentiation in an annual legume: Genetic architecture

Author(s): C. B. Fenster and L. F. Galloway

Month: Aug
Year: 2000

Journal: Evolution
Volume: 54
Issue: 4
Pages: 1157-1172

Article Topic(s): Genetics
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Chamaecrista fasciculata (Partridge pea),


Evidence for heterosis was detected in the progeny of Chamaecrista fasciculata plants from artificial crosses of specific parental distances. In some cases, F-2 combinations had unexpected positive effects. However hybrid breakdown was observed in F-3s.

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C. B. Fenster and L. F. Galloway. "Population differentiation in an annual legume: Genetic architecture." Evolution 54.4 (2000): 1157-1172.

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