Double-flowered column stocks: Genetic crossover responsible for breakdown in percentage of doubles produced by succeeding generations of parent variety
B. Lennart Johnson, University of California
David Barnhart, University of California
California Agriculture 9(9):7-16. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v009n09p7.
B. Lennart Johnson is Associate Professor of Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture, University of California, Los Angeles. David Barnhart is Senior Laboratory Technician in Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture, University of California, Los Angeles.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
About 20% of the cost of field production of column stocks—Matthiola incana—as cut flowers is for seed because of the techniques required to obtain seed that will produce a satisfactory percentage of double flowers.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1251.