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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Full Paper

Year: 1996

Author(s): Vetter, S; Lambrou, M; Franz, C; Ehrendorfer, F; Saukel, J

Title: Chromosome Numbers Of Experimental Tetraploid Hybrids And Selfpollinated Progenies Within The Achillea Millefolium Complex (compositae).

Source: Caryologia (49), 3-4 227-231.

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Franz Chlodwig

Vetmed Research Units
Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds

New crossing and selfing experiments within Achillea millefolium agg. (Compositae) succeeded with tetraploid individuals of A. ceretanica-4x, A. collina, A. pratensis and Fl hybrids. Chromosome numbers of 105 out of 785 individuals including F-1, BC, S-1 offsprings and free pollinated Fl progenies were studied. Generally, plants were tetraploid, but occasionally aneuploids and a near-pentaploid plant originated from crossing and selfing experiments with A. ceretanica-4x and A. collina. The high degree of selfincompatibility within Achillea millefolium agg. is confirmed.

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