Yellow-Green Leaf Fast Plants seed packet
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Yellow-Green Leaf

Yellow-Green Leaf

Phenotype: yellow-green leaves
Genotype: ygr/ygr

Yellow-Green Leaf is a true-breeding Fast Plants stock that is homozygous recessive for a gene that causes cotyledons, leaves, stems, and developing pods to have a light yellow-green color as compared to the green of Standard Fast Plants. This stock also shows purple coloration in stems, leaves and bud tips.

Note: the Yellow-Green Leaf trait must be observed in plants that are grown in soil; this trait cannot be distinguished in seedlings that are germinated on paper towel.

Fast Plants need 24 hour light, continuous moisture, and soil-free potting mix

Investigations

  • Photosynthesis
  • Investigating the inheritance of the yellow-green leaf trait in crosses with Standard Fast Plants

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