Karyotypic studies in white seed variety of Abrus precatorius L.

The genus Abrus precatorius L. belongs to the legume family Fabaceae. It has highly medicinal value. Roots are used as substitute for liquorices. Leaves and seeds are used in Ayurvedic medicine. The seeds are used as weights by goldsmiths. The present investigation was carried out on karyotypic studies in white seed variety of Abrus precatorius L. The chromosome numbers were found to be 2n=22. The Karyotype in white seed variety of Abrus precatorius L. was asymmetrical.

Author: 
Patil, U. S. and Palsokar, S. A.
Journal Name: 
Int J Inf Res Rev
Volume No: 
05
Issue No: 
01
Year: 
2018
Paper Number: 
2630
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