ISSN: 0041-3216

ISSN: 0041-3216 (Online), 0041-3216 (Print)
Volume 70 Number 3
Research Notes
Induced dwarf-type mutant of yam Dioscorea rotundata Poir
G.Y.P. Klu
Gamma radiation doses of 60 Gy and above from a Cobalt-60 gamma source are lethal to mini- setts of Dioscorea rotundata Poir. A dwarf-type mutant was isolated in the generation following the irradiation of 500 minisetts.
Keywords: Radiation; Yam; Minisett; Dwarf mutant