Biologia Plantarum

, 24:211 | Cite as

Esterase variation and its association with morphological variation of seedling shoot and root systems in spring barley mutants

  • A. Kalinowski
  • A. G. Górny
  • Z. Kaczmaeek
Original Papers


Esterase variation in shoot and root systems of ten-days seedlings of spring barley mutant lines was investigated. By an electrofocusing method it was found that some regions of the esterase activity were specific for the first leaf and for the root system of seedlings. Results showed the absence of close relationships between the morphological and esterase variation. Low negative correlations were only obtained for the root system parameters.


Root System Barley Genotype Enzyme Polymorphism Barley Mutant Esterase Isozyme 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Kalinowski
    • 1
  • A. G. Górny
    • 1
  • Z. Kaczmaeek
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute od Plant GeneticsPolish Academy of SciencesPoznanPoland

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