Cytological and genetical studies on male sterility inCryptomeria japonica D. Don

@article{Saito2007CytologicalAG,
  title={Cytological and genetical studies on male sterility inCryptomeria japonica D. Don},
  author={Maki Saito and Hideaki Taira and Yoshihiko Furuta},
  journal={Journal of Forest Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={167-173}
}
Genetic male sterility is a useful trait in plant breeding, especially in angiosperm crops such as corn, onion and carrot. We found a male sterile sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) tree in Toyama, Japan. Pollen of sugi is one of the major causes of pollinosis in Japan. We carried out this research in an attempt to make clear the characteristics and inheritance of this male sterility. Microsporogenesis of the male sterile tree proceeded meiosis, however, the microspores collapsed after they… CONTINUE READING
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