maize mutants

Williams, Mike pmc at tvsonline.net
Sun Aug 16 10:27:04 EST 1998


The people at Wilson seed, HArlan Iowa  ( 800 747 1200 ) Dr Jerry Strissel
might be just the man to contact. They have a large library of maize
materials that are unique and may fit the bill for this project.
Miker Williams
PMC Inc

At 09:15 AM 8/15/98 +0100, you 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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