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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

The Genetic Inheritance of Cytoplasmic-Genetic Male Sterility in Grain Sorghum1


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  1. Vol. 51 No. 1, p. 47-49
    Received: May 3, 1958

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  1. A. B. Maunder and
  2. R. C. Pickett2



Male sterility in grain sorghum was controlled by a single recessive nuclear gent interacting with sterile cytoplasm. Male sterility, as determined by lack of seed set on bagged heads, was analyzed with 27 stocks in testcrosses, selfed testcrosses, and F2 populations. The designation ms~ is suggested for this gene.

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