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yellow leaf = nuclear encoded

The whole debate is a mess now.I cannot spend all my time 
correcting those statements that are not according to general 
genetic knowledge. This is my last attempt to get order:
1. Both pollen and eggcells contain a nuclear genome
2.  In Hosta we have chloroplast genomes in the eggcells , but not 
in the pollen , so chloroplast genomes can only go to a seedling via 
the mother= eggcells ( = cytoplasmic inheritance)
3. One of my first controlled crosses was to bring pollen of a fully 
yellow leaved hosta onto a green mother plant. 50 % of the ofspring 
was yellow This clearly proofs that yellow in hosta is a dominant 
nuclear character .If we cannot agree on this it is pointless to 
Ben J.M.Zonneveld
Clusius lab pobox 9505
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands
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