3. msx and jx.

 

The offspring of a selfed plant of the "Chuco" variety of corn contained male sterile and japonica type. Both characters are recessive and transmitted through pollen and eggs. The following limited data suggest that they are linked. We use for them the symbols msx and jx.

 

+   +

msx jx

 

Family

+ +

+ msx

jx +

jx msx

Total

1

10

5

1

4

20

2

12

2

1

2

17

Total

22

7

2

6

37

 

Recombination msx-jx = 22.8% 0.08%.

 

P. M. Obregon