cyanogenesis


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cyanogenesis

cyanide production.
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Caradus and Williams (1989) reported that the most persistent white clovers in New Zealand were collected from New Zealand pastures and possessed moderate to high levels of cyanogenesis and high stolon densities.
Tetrasomic inheritance was reported for cyanogenesis (Dawson, 1941), brown keel tip color (Hart and Wilsie, 1959; Buzzell and Wilsie, 1963; Ramnani and Jones, 1984), and pubescence, chlorophyll deficiency, flower color, and corolla striping (Bubar and Miri, 1965).
Simms (1992) reviews a number of studies suggesting a fitness cost to cyanogenesis in Trifolium.
Poor understanding of cyanogenesis in cassava limits crop utilization.