B-chromosomes in inbred lines of rye (Secale cereale L.)

Abstract

B-chromosomes from an experimental population of the Japanese JNK strain of rye, isogenic for its Bs, have been backcrossed into twelve different inbred lines. The experiment provides a way to study the effects of the Bs against a range of homozygous A-chromosome backgrounds. This publication deals with vigour and fertility: it shows that the rye Bs fit a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00132533

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