CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2021, Online, AP 33
Identification and functional characterization of the pale yellow gene in tobacco
(1) Fraunhofer IME, Münster, Germany; (2) Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.
The pale yellow (PY) trait in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) was first described in 1969 and was found to be controlled by a single dominant gene. Plants containing a PY gene show accelerated chlorophyll breakdown compared to wild type plants. In...