--Peter A. Peterson
This allele arose in a cross of C-I/C-I-K55 x C
sh bz wx. Initially, it appeared C-mottled.
In reciprocal crosses a difference is seen: 87g 293-1/326-1 C-Iweak/C-Iweak
x c2-m2/c2-m2 C/C gave all full-colored, while 87g 293-2 selfed
C-Iweak/C sh bz gave a range: colorless, weak suppression.
Crossed on C/C, all are full color - i.e , there is no suppression
of color. The c2-m2 line has a C allele that cannot be suppressed
by this weakened C-I. Possibly, a C-super is included here.
When used as a male, plant-2 is ineffective in suppression.
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