Understanding Plant Genes

Photos: (1) phenotype of the APETALA1 CAULIFLOWER double mutant. (A) phenotype of the APETALA1 mutant. (B) (C)

Caption: Genes control Flowering Development in Plants: Mendelian Genes Define the Commitment to Flowering- Understanding Plant Genes-The Cauliflower Gene-The "fruit-full" gene. A series of Arabidopsis mutants have been identified in which normal flowers are replaced with structures that resemble infloresce meristems and the shoots that normally develop from them.

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Copyright © 1998. Phillip McClean

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