coleoptile color

Elsbeth Walker ewalker at
Mon Mar 19 09:44:06 EST 2001

Many alleles of the R locus will give coleoptile color.


>Is there any gene(s) for coleoptile color? I found some white kernels
>with partially purple (or red) colored coleoptile at the tip. I went
>through the MaizeDB to find out a similar case without success.
>Would any of youðhelp me to understand what I observed. Thanks in advance.
>Yoon-Sup So


Elsbeth L. Walker
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