y11 and y12

Two new lemon yellow types have been identified. Allelism tests have been completed with y1, y3, y8, y9 and y10. Both give normal yellow:lemon segregations in F2 and the lemon-yellow seeds give rise to normal green seedlings and are fully viable.

G.F. Sprague

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