TITLE

Remaking the World of Plants

PUB. DATE
May 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;5/12/41, Vol. 104 Issue 19, p656
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a general framework of colchicine billed as probably the most amazing scientific revolution in the history of mankind. Fundamental facts associated with colchicine, a bitter and highly poisonous drug found in the roots of the autumn crocus used as a tool by plant breeders and geneticists; Opinion on misconceptions regarding colchicine; Insight to the importance of colchicine; Overview of the technique employed in the treatment of colchicine; Use of colchicine in producing new and excessively pure strains within no time.
ACCESSION #
14707036

 

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