c-836957

A c mutant arose from a C-I allele. From the same cross shown as cross B above a colored kernel appeared amidst an ear that was otherwise completely colorless. This kernel was designated c-836957. Crosses with C sh bz wx gave a progeny distribution shown below.

The mottled in lines 1 and 2 are not easily explained, but their distribution excludes the segregation of r. The colorless in line 1 are more easily explained by a reversion of the mutant c to C-I. En is present as is evident from the spotted (sp): colorless (cl) distribution seen in line 2.

Table.

Peter A. Peterson
 
 


Please Note: Notes submitted to the Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter may be cited only with consent of the authors.

Return to the MNL 59 On-Line Index
Return to the Maize Newsletter Index
Return to the Maize Genome Database Page