maize mutants

Maize Genetics COOP Stock Center maize at uiuc.edu
Sat Aug 15 09:41:30 EST 1998


Keith,

We would be delighted to provide seed of some mutants for this cause.
Please let us know if there are any mutants that you have in mind that
would be best; see our catalog at
<http://w3.ag.uiuc.edu/maize-coop/stockcat.html> and images of mutants at:
<http://www.agron.missouri.edu/Coop/images/MOM.html>.  Or, would you prefer
that we select some to send?

Best regards,

		-Marty Sachs, Director


At 9:15 AM +0100 8/15/98, keith.edwards wrote:
>I have been asked by Jim Giles at the Science Museum, London UK, to
>investigate if it is possible for anybody in the maize community to supply
>him with a few "highly visible maize mutants" Jim is part of a team
>developing >a major new biomedical exhibition at the Science Museum (this
>will be seen by
>Millions!!).
>
>The exhibition will include a section on development and within that
>section, a
>look at mutations. They are hoping to display some of the more interesting
>examples of maize mutants, both natural and forced. They want  real (dead)
>plants, but since they will be on display for a long period of time they may
>have to be preserved in some way. This is something that the museum could
>arrange.
>
>So my question is: can anybody help? If you do have a suggestion then either
>you should get in touch with Jim (Jim Giles Wellcome Wing Team Science Museum
>London SW7 2DD Tel: 0171 938 9849 Fax: 0171 938 8213 http: www.nmsi.ac.uk) or
>myself (address below). If you could supply material directly to Jim that's
>great, but if it needs to be grown up, then I am happy to do this at Long
>Ashton and then pass the material on to Jim.
>
>Any help would be appreciated
>
>Keith Edwards
>Head of Crop Genetics
>Cell Biology Department
>IACR-Long Ashton Research Station
>University of Bristol
>Long Ashton
>Bristol
>BS41 9AF
>UK
>Tel 44 (0)1275 392181
>Fax:44 (0)1275 394281
>email:keith.edwards at bbsrc.ac.uk

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