Dominant dwarf D8 is between bz2 and gs on chromosome 1

Testcross data from + D8 +/bz2 + gs:
 
Parentals 200 + 207
407
 
Region 1 29 +38
67
13.8%
Region 2 8 + 4
12
2.5%
Doubles 0
0
 
   
Total 486
 

Thus, D8 is close to gs (2.5% recombination), probably between gs and the group of lw, Adh, and Kn, 7-8 units to the left of gs.

E. H. Coe, Jr.


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