URBANA, ILLINOIS

University of Illinois

Shrunken-5 --G. F. Sprague Data presented earlier (MNL 61:96) indicated that Sh5 was on chromosome 5, linked to Pr with approximately 22% crossing over. Data from the cross + v3 pr/sh5 + + permit the establishment of the linear order. The F2 data are given below:
 
+ + +
+ + pr
+ v3 +
+ v3 pr
199
38
28
77
       
sh5 + +
sh5 + pr
sh5 v3 +
sh5 v3 pr
96
7
2
8
Sh5-V3 17
V3-Pr 32
Sh5-Pr 34

It should be possible to obtain backcross data next season.


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