Section 2
Chapter 1,949

Somatically segregating clone in an apomictic hybrid of maize with Tripsacum

Yudin, B.F.; Lukina, L.A.

Genetika, USSR 24(5): 878-884


Accession: 001948538

In a variegated apomictic plant (AM5) obtained in the M2 after gamma irradiation of seedlings of a 38-chromosome Zea X Tripsacum apomictic hybrid (20 maize chromosomes + 18 Tripsacum), pollination with the tetraploid maize Purple tester and anthocyaninless marker BI1 resulted in somatic segregation in the apomictic progeny, giving variegated, mottled and green (phenotypically normal) plants in various ratios.

PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90