"Perfect" markers for the Rht-B1b and Rht-D1b dwarfing genes in wheat

@article{Ellis2002PerfectMF,
  title={"Perfect" markers for the Rht-B1b and Rht-D1b dwarfing genes in wheat},
  author={M. Ellis and W. Spielmeyer and K. Gale and G. Rebetzke and R. Richards},
  journal={Theoretical and Applied Genetics},
  year={2002},
  volume={105},
  pages={1038-1042}
}
Abstract.PCR-based markers were developed to detect the point mutations responsible for the two major semi-dwarfing genes Rht-B1b (Rht1) and Rht-D1b (Rht2) in wheat. These markers were validated by testing 19 wheat varieties of known Rht genotype. They included Rht-B1b and Rht-D1b dwarfs, double-mutant varieties and tall wheats. These were correctly genotyped with the Rht-B1b and Rht-D1b-specific primers, as well as markers specific for the tall alleles Rht-B1a and Rht-D1a. Using a family of… Expand

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