Somatic Pairing as a Regular Preliminary to Meiosis

Cytological evidence from Haplopappus gracilis and the complex heterozygote, Rhoeo discolor, supports previous hypotheses and considerably older cytological evidence that before premeiotic interphase the homologous chromosomes pair in the contracted condition in plants, animals, and fungi

Walter V. Brown

2006

Scholarcy highlights

  • The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society, the oldest botanical journal in the Americas, has as its primary goal the dissemination of scientific knowledge about plants
  • Cytological evidence from Haplopappus gracilis and the complex heterozygote, Rhoeo discolor, supports previous hypotheses and considerably older cytological evidence that before premeiotic interphase the homologous chromosomes pair in the contracted condition in plants, animals, and fungi
  • The Torrey Botanical Society is an organization of people interested in plant life, including professional and amateur botanists, students, and those who just like to go out into the country and study nature
  • The organization was first named with the appearance of its first publication, The Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Society, in 1870, and was incorporated in 1873
  • The society has become an international organization and is affiliated with the American Institute of Biological Sciences. It differs from most scientific societies in the numerous meetings and field trips

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