The Cytogenetic Behavior of the Progeny from a Backcross (Sorghum vulgare. ✕ S. halepense. ✕ S. vulgare1)
- Henry H. Hadley and
- J. L. Mahan2
Most of 70 backcross progeny plants from pollinating a 30-chromosome hybrid by Sweet Sudangrass had 20 chromosomes. Fertility was low and varied greatly among plants. At the 20-chromosome level, selection seemed promising except for rhizomatous pure lines. Data suggest extraction of pure lines and their combination in synthetics or first generation hybrids.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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