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    In vitro Conditions for Dark Growth and Analysis of Maize Seedlings
    Authors:  Jeffrey Farrow, Marschal A. Bellinger and Carolyn G. Rasmussen, date: 03/20/2020, view: 254, Q&A: 0
    Maize is an important model organism for understanding plant traits essential for proper growth and germination. One type of growth, skotomorphogenesis, occurs in the absence of light. Seedlings grown in the absence of light exhibit dramatic ...
    Using Seed Chipping to Genotype Maize Kernels
    Authors:  Alison M. Mills, Lindy A. Allsman, Sareen Leon and Carolyn G. Rasmussen, date: 03/20/2020, view: 428, Q&A: 0
    Zea mays (maize) is an important model organism for studying monocot growth and development. Genotyping maize in the greenhouse or field can be time consuming and costly. Here, we describe a method to remove or chip a small amount of the ...
    Mating and Tetrad Dissection in Chlamydomonas
    Author:  Frej Tulin, date: 04/05/2019, view: 1860, Q&A: 0
    The ability to carry out controlled genetic crosses has contributed to making the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii an important model organism for the green plant kingdom (Merchant et al., 2007). This protocol ...
    Micropropagation of Prickly Pear by Axillary Shoot Proliferation
    A protocol for the axillary bud proliferation of prickly pear (Opuntia; Cactaceae) is presented. This genus is widely used as a crop in the arid and semi-arid areas of the globe worldwide, providing numerous benefits for human and animal ...



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