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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2009 Vol.10 No.10 P.777~783

10.1631/jzus.B0920132


A new genetic factor for root gravitropism in rice (Oryza sativa L.)


Author(s):  Jiang-hua SHI, Xi HAO, Zhong-chang WU, Ping WU

Affiliation(s):  State Key Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China

Corresponding email(s):   jhshi@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Oryza sativa L., Root gravitropism, Genetic factor


Jiang-hua SHI, Xi HAO, Zhong-chang WU, Ping WU. A new genetic factor for root gravitropism in rice (Oryza sativa L.)[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2009, 10(10): 777~783.

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Abstract: 
root gravitropism is one of the important factors to determine root architecture. To understand the mechanism underlying root gravitropism, we isolated a rice (Xiushui63) mutant defective in root gravitropism, designated as gls1. Vertical sections of root caps revealed that gls1 mutant displayed normal distribution of amyloplast in the columella cells compared with the wild type. The gls1 mutant was less sensitive to 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and α-naphthaleneacetic acid (NAA) than the wild type. Genetic analysis indicated that the phenotype of gls1 mutant was caused by a single recessive mutation, which is mapped in a 255-kb region between RM16253 and CAPS1 on the short arm of chromosome 4.

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