Gramene Development Site Feedback: Zea mays subsp. ramosa?
pj37 at cornell.edu
Wed Apr 11 16:07:22 EDT 2007
Thanks for pointing the error. You are right, we pulled it from the
NCBI. Let me know when the NCBI is able to fix it. We will do so
subsequently. If you agree, can merge this entry with species Zea mays
possible_feedback at acorn.gramene.org wrote:
> URL : http://www.gramene.org/db/ontology/search_term?id=GR_tax:014454
> Subject : Gramene Development Site Feedback: Zea mays subsp. ramosa?
> Name : Marty Sachs
> Email : maize at uiuc.edu
> Organization: Maize Genetics Cooperation - Stock Center
> Comments :
> I just wanted to let you know that this is not a modern classification.
> The plant described in: Gernert WB. 1912. (A new subspecies of Zea mays L. Amer. Nat. 46(550): 616-622), is a single gene mutation (ra1) of Zea mays subsp. mays.
> For additional information about the ra1 gene and mutants, please see:
> Apparently, you obtained this info from NCBI: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/Browser/wwwtax.cgi?mode=Info&id=186653&lvl=3&lin=f&keep=1&srchmode=1&unlock
> I have also written to them to let them know about this mis-classification.
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