The two nucleolus organiser chromosomes of diploid wheat are identified as 1A and 5A by the combination of in situ hybridisation and cytological markers.
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Miller, T.E., Hutchinson, J. & Reader, S.M. The identification of the nucleolus organiser chromosomes of diploid wheat. Theoret. Appl. Genetics 65, 145–147 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00264881
- Diploid wheat
- Nucleolus organiser
- In situ hybridisation
- Telocentric markers