VI. REPORT OF MAIZE GENETICS COOPERATION STOCK CENTER

During 1982 there were 136 seed requests and 1,333 seed packets were sent. This was the highest figure in the last five years. Domestic requests amounted to 112 for 908 packets while there were 24 foreign requests for 425 packets. The estimated uses of seed are distributed among these categories:

Geneticists

60.3%

Physiologists

16.2%

Breeders

8.0%

Educators

6.0%

Genetic Engineers

9.5%

This is the first time that the Genetic Engineer category has been used, and interest in this area is expanding rapidly.

The Center has purchased a computer terminal, and efforts are underway to computerize inventories, request procedures, planting and testing.

The MGCSC has some P.I. stocks recently increased which contain untested and unlocated markers. These stocks contain glossies and dwarfs, and could be made available to workers interested in resolving these kinds of problems.

Dr. Gilbert B. Fletcher
Department of Agronomy
University of Illinois
S-123 Turner Hall
1102 South Goodwin Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801


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