Russian Journal of Genetics

, Volume 41, Issue 12, pp 1361–1365 | Cite as

The Role of Gene TEPAL-LIKE BRACT (TLB) in the Separation between the Bracts and Perianth in Fagopyrum esculentum Moench.

  • A. N. Fesenko
  • I. N. Fesenko
  • M. D. Logacheva
  • A. A. Penin
Plant Genetics


The morphological and genetic studies of the tlb mutant of common buckwheat Fagopyrum esculentum from the collection of the All-Russia Research Institute of Legumes and Groat Crops have demonstrated that gene TLB controls an important stage of flower development—it determines the lower boundary of simple perianths. The loss of TLB gene function leads to changes in the structure of the bract from scale-like to tepal-like. Gene TLB is assumed to limit, on the basal side, the region of the expression of genes determining the development of flower organs as petals.


Gene Function Lower Boundary Genetic Study Flower Development Important Stage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Fesenko
    • 1
  • I. N. Fesenko
    • 1
  • M. D. Logacheva
    • 2
  • A. A. Penin
    • 2
  1. 1.All-Russia Research Institute of Legumes and Groat CropsOrelRussia
  2. 2.Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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