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The Limit of Radiation Frequency Effective in Producing Mutations
The American Naturalist
Vol. 62, No. 683 (Nov. - Dec., 1928), pp. 540-545
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Ultra-violet light in the amounts used in the present experiments had no appreciable effect on the mutation frequency. Varied amounts of light were used. The heaviest doses were about the limit that the flies (adult males) could be made to tolerate with the technique employed.
The American Naturalist © 1928 The University of Chicago Press