A TB-9Lc stock that carries Wc on the B-A chromosome has been identified. Along with a seed size effect associated with the translocation, the placement of Wc on the B-A chromosome greatly simplifies identification of hyperploid and hypoploid kernels on a testcross ear. Limited quantities of seed of this translocation are available. Efforts to make the stock homozygous for the translocation should be completed by next summer.
Bryan Kindiger and J. B. Beckett
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