A cytoplasmic-nuclear male-sterility system derived from a cross between Cajanus cajanifolius and Cajanus cajan

@article{Saxena2005ACM,
  title={A cytoplasmic-nuclear male-sterility system derived from a cross between Cajanus cajanifolius and Cajanus cajan},
  author={Kulbhushan B. Saxena and R. L. Vijaya Kumar and Namita Srivastava and Bao Shiying},
  journal={Euphytica},
  year={2005},
  volume={145},
  pages={289-294}
}
Cytoplasmic-nuclear male-sterility is an important biological tool, which has been used by plant breeders to increase yields in cross-pollinated cereals and vegetables by commercial exploitation of the phenomenon of hybrid vigor. In legumes, no such example exists due to the absence of an economic way of mass pollen transfer from male to female parent. Pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.], however, is a different legume where a moderate level of insect-aided natural out-crossing (25–70… CONTINUE READING