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Griffiths AJF, Miller JH, Suzuki DT, et al. An Introduction to Genetic Analysis. 7th edition. New York: W. H. Freeman; 2000.

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An Introduction to Genetic Analysis. 7th edition.

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Figure 15-6. A mutation producing an allele for white petals that arose originally in somatic tissue but eventually became part of germinal tissue and could be transmitted through seeds.

Figure 15-6

A mutation producing an allele for white petals that arose originally in somatic tissue but eventually became part of germinal tissue and could be transmitted through seeds. The mutation arose in the primordium of a side branch of the rose. The branch grew long and eventually produced flowers. (From Harper Horticultural Slide Library.)

From: Somatic versus germinal mutation

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