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Mutagenic Effects of Sodium Azide on Capsicum anuum L.

Author(s): Cecilie Longid

Journal: Science Diliman
ISSN 0115-7809

Volume: 4;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 25;
Date: 1992;
Original page

Keywords: Dry seeds | pepper | Capsicum anuum L. | Sodium Azide

Dry seeds from pure lines of three varieties of pepper (Capsicum anuum L.) were treated for 2 hours at 30ÉC with solutions of 0.12, 0.25, 0.50 and O.75 mM sodium azide in phosphate buffer at pH 3. Data in the M1 show a decrease in germination percentage, height at different stages of growth, number of leaves and seed set. Germination percentage and seed set were reduced significantly. Chlorophyll-deficient seedlings were observed in the M2. The most frequent chlorophyll mutations were the viridis type followed by chlorina, xantha and albina. Very few xantha and albina mutants were observed.
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