Request info on plants for undergrad project

taguebwREMOVE at wfu.edu taguebwREMOVE at wfu.edu
Tue Jun 6 08:22:18 EST 2000


Dear plant edder's,

I'm looking for suggestions on plants for an undergraduate project. I am
interested in plants that have the following properties:

1) Relatively easy to grow in growth chambers, greenhouse (small, fast
generation time (<~year), growth in standard potting mixtures)

2) Self-fertilizing

3) Produces lots of seed (~1000/plant or more)

4) Can obtain seeds (commercial, Kew, or other source)

We have been using Arabidopsis thaliana and some of its cruciferous
relatives; we'd like to branch out into other families.


Any help is much appreciated.

-- 
My 2 electrons,

Brian

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