A paper on the cytological techniques for the study of maize chromosomes is in the process of being published at the suggestion of Dr. Charles R. Burnham. The information and the technique are nothing new. But it is a specific, straight-forward, step by step procedure from the time of collection to the finish, including photomicrography, where the data are well documented with self explanatory photographs. It is made easy for a beginner, working on meiotic studies with special emphasis on the pachytene stage of meiosis in maize, where the morphology of the individual chromosomes is essential for cytogenetic analysis.
Chandra V. Pasupuleti
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