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Patrick S Schnable schnable at iastate.edu
Tue Jul 20 15:26:36 EST 1999

Scot, I think you missed the deadline for this service, but you can check
w/ them to be sure...


>We will be very happy to carry out the radiation treatment of your plant
>material. The fast neutron service will stop by the end of June, however the
>radiation with gamma rays will continue as usual.
>One of the first things you will have to do,  is to determine the
>radiosensitivity of your plants by applying different doses or by checking
>the literature. If you need any assistance we will try to support you as
>much as possible.
>In the IAEA publication "Manual on Mutation Breeding" Technical Report
>Series No. 119, 1977 IAEA Vienna, ISBN 92-0-115077-6 you may find some
>useful information on how to get started working in mutation induction.
>Requests for information about this book can be addressed to:
>Sales and Promotion Unit, IAEA
>Wagramer Str. 5
>PO BOx 100
>1400 Vienna, Austria
>Tel: 43-1-2600-22529
>If you need any more information please dont hesitate to contact us.
>Kind regards,
>Andrea Kodym
>Plant Breeding Unit
>IAEA Laboratories
>2444 Seibersdorf, Austria
>A.Kodym at iaea.org

Patrick S. Schnable
Professor of Plant Genetics
G405 Agronomy Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA  50011 USA
schnable at iastate.edu
515-294-0975 (office)
515-294-2299 (fax)

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