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    • Keywords

       

      Handedness; Fabaceae; isomerism; bioisomerism; geomagnetic force

    • Abstract

       

      Seedling handedness has been studied in 76 genera and 137 species of of the Fabaceae out of which 35 genera and 78 species exhibit handedness. Its presence is more common or sporadic in some tribes and completely absent in other tribes. The taxonomic implications of this character is discussed. The possible causes for the existence of seedling handedness are discussed.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Bir Bahadur1 M Madhusudana Rao1

      1. Department of Botany, Kakatiya University, Warangal - 506 009, India
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