About Us | Help Videos | Contact Us | Subscriptions
 

Abstract

 

This article in CS

  1. Vol. 10 No. 1, p. 107-108
     
    Published: Jan, 1970


 View
 Download
 Alerts
 Permissions
 Share

doi:10.2135/cropsci1970.0011183X001000010042x

A Partially Male Sterile Strain of Soybean1

  1. C. E. Caviness,
  2. H. J. Walters and
  3. D. L. Johnson2

Abstract

Abstract

A partially male sterile strain of soybeans, Glycine max (L.) Merrill, was found in Arkansas in 1964. Grafts involving partially sterile and fertile plants indicated that this character likely was genetically controlled. Only 5 to 10% of pollen from the partially sterile strain appeared to be viable when stained with aceto-carmine and glycerine. Plants of the F~ generation from a cross between a partially sterile and a fertile strain were completely fertile. Segregation occurred in the F~o generation and gave further evidence for dominance of fertility over partial sterility. Natural cross-pollination estimates of 11.21% and 0.26% were obtained for the partially sterile and fertile strains, respectively.

  Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.

Copyright © .