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Genetical and cytological studies ofMusa

IX. The origin of an edible diploid and the significance of interspecific hybridization in the banana complex

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With an addendum on the Nomenclature of Edible Bananas

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Dodds, K.S., Simmonds, N.W. & Cheesman, E.E. Genetical and cytological studies ofMusa . Journ. of Genetics 48, 285–293 (1948). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02986627

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Keywords

  • Cytological Study
  • Abortive Ovary
  • Banana Variety
  • Cavendish Banana
  • Haploid Pollen