I. FOREWORD1

II. REPORTS FROM COOPERATORS 2

ALBANY CALIFORNIA
An SEM study of embryogenesis and seedling development in ABPHYL plants --David Jackson and Sarah Hake 2
AMES, IOWA
A gene conditioning high oleic maize oil, olc1 --Allen Wright 3
Genetic mapping of two acetyl-CoA carboxylase genes --James J. Caffrey, Eve S. Wurtele and Basil J. Nikolau 3
Resistance to Bipolaris maydis is controlled by two genes --Ru-Ying Chang and Peter A. Peterson 4
A silky-tassel (sit) mutant --Ru-Ying Chang and Peter A. Peterson 5
Mutations in several En-containing populations --Ru-Ying Chang and Peter A. Peterson 5
Evidence that deletions of the yg2 region of the short arm of chromosome nine found in Mutator stocks were induced by the Mutator system and were not spontaneous --Donald S. Robertson 6
Evidence for orthologous QTL for plant height between maize and sorghum: verification with replicated progeny --D. Ahnert, M.G. Pereira and M. Lee 6
Comparison of QTL mapping for plant height in F2:3 and F6:7 generations --D.F. Austin and M. Lee 7
Ac transposon-induced recombination at the P locus --Yongli Xiao and Thomas Peterson 8
Cloning and characterization of P-ww*-12:27-3 allele --Jianbo Zhang and Thomas Peterson 8
Expression of the P-wr allele of the P gene --Surinder Chopra and Thomas Peterson 9
Genomic structure of the amplified P-wr locus --Surinder Chopra, Peifen Zhang and Thomas Peterson 9
AMES, IOWA and JOHNSTON, IOWA
Structural and functional elements of the 5' region of the P-rr gene --Xianggan Li, Laura Tagliani, Lyudmila Sidorenko, Ben Bowen, and Thomas Peterson 9
Development of a research proposal for integrating molecular and anthropological approaches to understanding the co-evolution of maize and human cultures --Deborah A. Muenchrath, Peter Bretting, J. Stephen Smith, and Karen R. Adams 10
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
The role of TnpA and TnpD in transposition of Spm --Ramesh Raina and Nina Fedoroff 13
Analysis of the Spm-encoded TnpA and TnpD proteins using single- and double-hybrid protein fusions in a plant transient assay
--Michael Schläppi and Nina Fedoroff 15
BEIJING, CHINA
The accumulation of lysine controlled by the o2 gene in QPM --Mengqian Zeng, Yannan Liu, Taolan Yang and Songqing Ye 17
Studies on superior new waxy, pop and semi-dent germplasm --Mengqian Zeng, Yannan Liu, Taolan Yang and Songqing Ye 18
BERGAMO, ITALY
Molecular analysis of opaque2 alleles --Hans Hartings, Nadia Lazzaroni, Vincenzo Rossi, and Mario Motto 18
Distribution of sequences related to the Bg transposable element of maize in Zea --H. Hartings, N. Lazzaroni, V. Rossi, and M. Motto 19
Analysis of nitrogen partitioning in IHP and ILP strains --D. Bosio, L. Nembrini, A. Morselli, E. Rizzi, C. Balconi, L. Morello and M. Motto 19
BERGAMO, ITALY and cologne, GERMANY
Genetic dissection of protein synthesis control in endosperm --E. Rizzi, C. Balconi, D. Bosio, L. Nembrini, F. Salamini, M. Motto and M. Maddaloni 20
The transcriptional regulator OPAQUE2 and the nitrogen supply interact in regulating the overall protein synthesis in endosperm
--G. Donini, M. Maddaloni, C. Balconi, E. Rizzi, P. Gallusci, F. Forlani, L. Stasse and M. Motto 21
BERGAMO, ITALY and ROME, ITALY and MONTANASO, LOMBARDO, ITALY
Enhanced protection against fungal attack by regulated expression of the b-32 gene in transgenic plants --F. Forlani, L. Corazza, B. Balmas, G. Donini, G. Rotino, M. Motto and M. Maddaloni 21
Berkeley, California
Fruitful EMS mutagenesis: search for suppressors of lg1 and discovery of an adh1 trans-acting mutant --Lisa Harper, Barbara Kloeckener-Gruissem, and Michael Freeling 22
Multiple-ligule (Mlg*-1) is probably an allele of lg3 --Lisa Harper, Mike Scanlon, and Michael Freeling 22
Mapping the narrow sheath duplicate factor pair --Mike Scanlon and Michael Freeling 23
The identification of a liguleless2 genomic clone --Justine Walsh and Michael Freeling 23
New alleles of Rough sheath1 --Richard Schneeberger and Michael Freeling 24
Four point linkage data for o2, v5, Rs4 and gl1 --Richard Schneeberger and Michael Freeling 24
Map locations of Liguleless*-347 and Liguleless*-9167 --Gary J. Muehlbauer, Mike Scanlon and Michael Freeling 24
BIHAR, PUSA, INDIA
Cytotoxic effects of two herbicides on meiosis --M. Kumar, M. Prasad, H. Kumar and S.K.T. Nasar 25
BLACKSBURG, VIRGINIA
A "o-glucosidase aggregating factor" (BGAF) is present in "null" genotypes --Neval H. Erturk and Asim Esen 25
BOMBAY, INDIA and COLUMBIA, MISSOURI
An interesting case of inhibition of leaf development by X-irradiation --M. M. Johri and Ed Coe 27
BUFFALO, NEW YORK
A method for studying vascular bundles in 3D --Ping-chin Cheng 28
CAMPINAS, SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
Somaclonal variation-induced mutation in an aluminum tolerant inbred line --Sergio T. Sibov, Marilia Gaspar, David H. Moon, Marcio J. da Silva, Laura M. M. Ottoboni and Anete P. de Souza 29
The effect of phytotoxic levels of aluminum on sensitive and tolerant primary roots --David H. Moon, Marcio J. da Silva, Anete P. de Souza and Laura M. M. Ottoboni 30
Analysis of somaclonal variation-induced zein mutation --Marilia Gaspar, Sergio T. Sibov, Anete P. de Souza and Laura M. M. Ottoboni 30
Phenotypic analysis of the latente gene in a segregating F2 population --Anete P. de Souza, Joel I. Fahl, Claudia T. Guimarães, Laura M. M. Ottoboni, Waldenar Naspolini Filho, Joaquim A. Machado and Paulo Arruda 31
CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS
Studies on perennial maize --Y.C. Ting 31
COLD SPRING HARBOR, NEW YORK
Does P protein require a partner, as C1 protein does? --Erich Grotewold 32
The Iojap (Ij) protein is associated with 50S chloroplast ribosomal subunits --Chang-deok Han and Rob Martienssen 32
Isolation of insertion and deletion alleles by site-selected PCR screening --Lekha Das and Rob Martienssen 34
Transposon tagging of the indeterminate gene --Joseph Colasanti and Venkatesan Sundaresan 35
Isolation of a recombinant between id1-CSH and bz2-m2 --Joseph Colasanti and Venkatesan Sundaresan 35
id1-CSH mutants flower earlier in the presence of Ac --Joseph Colasanti and Venkatesan Sundaresan 36
COLOGNE, GERMANY
Structural characterization and phylogenetic evaluation of two pairs of MADS-box genes --Günter Theißen, Tim Strater, Achim Fischer and Heinz Saedler 37
Genomic organization of MADS-box genes --Achim Fischer, Nikolai Baum, Heinz Saedler and Günter Theißen 37
Differential expression of MADS-box genes --Achim Fischer, Heinz Saedler and Günter Theißen 37
Expression patterns of MADS-box genes as studied by in situ hybridization--Jorge Cacharrón, Achim Fischer, Heinz Saedler and Günter Theißen 37
Ac transposase binds in vitro to the Ac/Ds terminal inverted repeats -- Heinz-Albert Becker and Reinhard Kunze 38
Aggregation of Ac transposase in transgenic tobacco -- Iris Kornacker and Reinhard Kunze 38
Analysis of the methylation state of the transposase binding sites in the termini of Ac -- Lihua Wang, Manfred Heinlein, Peter Starlinger and Reinhard Kunze 39
Transposable elements Bg (Zea mays) and Tag1 (Arabidopsis thaliana) encode protein sequences with homology to Ac-like transposases -- Lutz Essers and Reinhard Kunze 39
Analysis of Ac transposase oligomerisation using the two hybrid system -- Lutz Essers and Reinhard Kunze 41
Suppressor activity of Ac transposase in transfected Petunia cells -- Lutz Essers and Reinhard Kunze 41
Expression of the Ac transposase in fission yeast -- Patricia Wolff and Reinhard Kunze 41
COLOGNE, GERMANY
Functional redundancy of the homeobox genes ZmHox1a and ZmHox1b --Bärbel Überlacker, Claudia Mehlem and Wolfgang Werr 42
Transcription of the ZmHox homeobox genes is activated early in embryogenesis and is abundant in meristematic tissues --Bettina Klinge and Wolfgang Werr 42
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI
Location and designation of 3 EMS-induced dominant mutations --M.G. Neuffer and Dan England 43
Induced mutations with confirmed locations --M.G. Neuffer and Dan England 43
Map location of anthocyaninl3 --Dawn Robinett, Ed Coe, and Karen Cone 46
Differential methylation of Pl-Bh appears to be restricted to cytosines in CG or CNG sequences -- Michael G. Muszynski and Karen C. Cone 46
Recombination at Pl-Bh -- Michael G. Muszynski and Karen C. Cone 46
Ten nucleotide differences exist between Pl and Pl-Bh within a 7 kb region --Owen A. Hoekenga and Karen C. Cone 47
Multi-target directed (targeted) approach for transposon tagging --Guri Johal and D. Gruis 47
PCR-based strategies to speed up cloning after tagging with Mutator --Guri Johal and John Gray 48
Does maize endosperm undergo apoptosis? --Guri Johal and M. Mouw 48
Observations on the effect of light on the progression of lethal leaf-spot lesions --P.S. Close, J. Gray and G. Johal 48
Anatomical stalk changes associated with selection for rind penetrometer resistance --Oscar Heredia-Díaz 49
A proposal for developing chromosome arm-specific Mutator stocks for transposon tagging --Kevin D. Simcox 51
Clustering of disease resistance loci in the maize genome --Michael D. McMullen and Kevin D. Simcox 52
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI and ATHENS, GEORGIA and TIFTON, GEORGIA
Quantitative genetic analysis of loci controlling synthesis of maysin, a corn earworm resistance factor, in maize silks --P.F. Byrne, M.D. McMullen, M.E. Snook, T. Musket, N.W. Widstrom, B.R. Wiseman 53
Durham, North Carolina
Morphological differences in pollen grains of Zea diploperennis, Tripsacum dactyloides, Tripsacum-diploperennis hybrids and maize --M. Eubanks 54
Eugene, OREGON
Mapping results: nuclear mutations affecting chloroplast biogenesis --Alice Barkan and Laura Roy 55
FORT COLLINS, COLORADO
Localization of the Pex1 protein to the pollen tube wall -- Amy Rubinstein, Anne Broadwater and Patricia Bedinger 55
Gainesville, Florida
New shrunken2 mutants derived from an Ac/Ds stock with totally unexpected properties --J.R. Shaw, D. R. McCarty and L. C. Hannah 56
GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA
Correction of allelism results for am1 and am2 --William F. Sheridan and Inna N. Golubovskaya 58
Location of mac1 on chromosome arm 10S --William F. Sheridan and Inna N. Golubovskaya 58
HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA and RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
Death of Karalee Holden, a maize genetics pioneer in winter nursery work in Florida --Anne S. Erickson and Major M. Goodman 58
HONOLULU, HAWAII
Near isogenic lines of tropical inbred Hi27 --James L. Brewbaker 58
Recombinant inbred lines from tropical x temperate single crosses --Hyeon Gui Moon and James L. Brewbaker 59
HONOLULU, HAWAII and COLUMBIA, MISSOURI and WOOSTER, OHIO
RFLP mapping of maize mosaic virus resistance gene --R. Ming, M.D. McMullen, J.L. Brewbaker, R.C. Pratt, H.G. Moon, T. Musket, and D.T. Kyetere 60
HONOLULU, HAWAII and COLUMBIA, MISSOURI and HENDERSON, KENTUCKY
RFLP Mapping of genes conferring resistance to Erwinia stewartii --R. Ming, M.D. McMullen, J.L. Brewbaker, H.G. Moon, T. Musket, and R. Holley 60
Iowa City, Iowa
A test of pollen competition using TB-9Sb --Wayne Carlson 61
IRKUTSK, RUSSIA
The synthesis of two low molecular weight heat shock proteins correlates with the growth rate of maize lines at enhanced temperature --G.Borovskii, V.Voinikov, L.Voronova 62
The redox control of genetic functions in isolated mitochondria --Yuri M.Konstantinov, Galina N.Lutsenko and Vladimir A.Podsosonny 63
The reciprocal dependence of RNA and DNA syntheses in mitochondria of different genotypes --Y.M. Konstantinov, A.S. Mashnenkov, G.N. Lutcenko and V.A. Podsosonny 64
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN and MEXICO CITY
Knob DNA in maize: its relationship with combining ability for yield and maturity in different environments --Sajjad R. Chughtai, J. Crossa, H.I. Javed, M. Aslam and M. Hussain 66
JOHNSTON, IOWA
Atlas of duplicated sequences -- Tim Helentjaris 67
Reverse genetics for maize -- Bob Meeley and Steve Briggs 67
KENOSHA, WISCONSIN
Analysis of a palindromic DNA sequence motif --John C. Prostko and Tom Quayle 82
Kirksville, Missouri
Influence of the Y11 and Y12 genes on carotenoid biosynthesis --Diane Janick-Buckner and Brent Buckner 83
Allele-specific length polymorphisms associated with microsatellite repeat variation within the Y1 gene --Tara L. Phelps and Brent Buckner 84
KISHINEV, MOLDOVA
Testing the marker line wx sh carrying a mutation phenotypically resembling Dt (9S) for the presence in its genome of regulatory elements Uq and Mrh following pollen treatment with exogenous DNA --M.K Haritonova, N.V. Krivov and V.N. Lysikov 85
The genetic behavior of unstable alleles controlling aleurone layer color following pollen treatment with exogenous DNA --M.K Haritonova, N.V. Krivov and V.N. Lysikov 86
Location of factors influencing grain yield by means of marker genes --M.E.Mihailov and A.A.Chernov 87
Interaction of Cg2+ revertants with the cytoplasm genome and between themselves --N. V. Krivov 87
KRASNODAR, RUSSIA
Inheritance of incompatible genomes in maize and Tripsacum dactyloides (2n = 72) --E.P. Erygina and A.S. Mashnenkov 88
LAWRENCEVILLE, NEW JERSEY and PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
Amplification of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene --Michael Benner, James Johnson, Michael Weisberg, Deb Jones and Donna Cartledge 89
LlAVALLOL, ARGENTINA
Gene effects in flints--evolutive cycle, plant and ear traits --M. B. Aulicino 89
Embryo inviability in crosses of tetraploid (2n=40) X diploid (2n=20) can be overcome by embryo rescue --María Dina García and María del Carmen Molina 90
Meiotic behaviour and DNA content in five races native to Bolivia --E. Quintela Fernandez, L. Poggio and C.A. Naranjo 90
Alteration in the meiotic nucleolar cycle in individuals --E. Quintela Fernandez and L. Poggio 91
Inheritance of protein content in the endosperm --V.R. Corcuera and C.A. Naranjo 92
Variation in the transmission of B chromosomes, 0B x 1B and 1B x 0B crosses --M. Rosato, A.M. Chiavarino, M.J. Puertas, C.A. Naranjo, and L. Poggio 93
B chromosome polymorphism in N.W. Argentine populations --A.M. Chiavarino, M. Rosato, C.A. Naranjo, J. Cámara Hernándéz1 and L. Poggio 94
LOMAS DE ZAMORA, ARGENTINA
Agronomic traits variation in a hybrid among lines with mobile elements --Luis B. Mazoti and Ana M. Broccoli 94
Effect of plant density on yield and quality of forage maize --L. Bertoia, R. Burak and A. Nivio 94
Forage production in Argentine land races --R. Burak, L. Bertoia and C. López 95
Forage characterization of Argentine commercial hybrids --L. Bertoia, M. Aulicino and R. Burak 96
LONDON, ONTARIO, CANADA
Map locations of three 18 kDa hsps --D. Maillet, C. Richardson and D.B. Walden 96
LUDHIANA, INDIA
Twin seedlings --Gurmit Singh and S.S. Gill 96
MADISON, WISCONSIN
The origin of bicolor sweet corn as told by Oscar Pearson on 11 November 1994 --W.F. Tracy 97
Two modifiers reduce the level of expression of Corngrass1 (Cg1) --Bruce G. Abedon and W.F. Tracy 97
MANHATTAN, KANSAS
Additional loci for rust resistance --Scot Hulbert and Jeff Drake 98
Association of a lesion mimic phenotype with certain Rp1 gene combinations --Gongshe Hu and Scot Hulbert 99
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
Old maize and ancient DNA --Robert Bird, Natasha Bohorova, Diego Gonzalez de León and David Hoisington 99
Netzahualcoyotl teosinte: a new population near Texcoco --Robert McK. Bird 100
Sequencing to test models of maize domestication -- Robert McK. Bird 100
MILAN, ITALY
Molecular analysis and mapping of Gst genes --L.Rossini, C.Frova, M.E.Pè and M.Sari Gorla 101
MILAN, ITALY
Molecular characterization of o2-T: a mutant allele at the opaque2 locus --B. Lazzari, P. Ciceri, R. Carzaniga, A. Genga, F. Faoro and A. Viotti 102
Zein expression is not restricted to endosperm tissue --A. Genga, R. Carzaniga, B. Lazzari, F. Faoro and A. Viotti 102
MONTECILLO, MEXICO
Chromosome characterization of the race Jala of maize --A. Lòpez R., T.A. Kato Y. and F. Castillo G. 102
Chromosome knobs and chiasma frequency --T. Angel Kato Y. 104
MOSCOW, RUSSIA
Salt resistance of plants selected in vitro --S.N.Larina, Yu.I.Dolgykh and Z.B.Shamina 105
Development of drought-resistant plants via tissue culture --Yu. I. Dolgykh and S.N.Larina 105
MOSCOW, RUSSIA and COLUMBIA, MISSOURI
More about associations of the growth-regulating genes --Emil Khavkin and Ed Coe 106
NEW DELHI, INDIA
Distribution of haploids on the ear --K.R. Sarkar, B.M. Prasanna and P. Gayen 107
Cytomixis in monoploids --P. Gayen and K.R. Sarkar 107
Alcohol dehydrogenase isozyme variants --Jashir K. Madan, P. Gayen and K.R. Sarkar 107
Presence of active Ubiquitous in a 'high haploidy' ACR line -- B.M. Prasanna and K.R. Sarkar 108
The transposable element in R-mb:cc - Composition and test for homology with some two-element systems-- B.M. Prasanna and K.R. Sarkar 108
Paramutagenic property of R-mb:cc -- B.M. Prasanna and K.R. Sarkar 109
Search for the presence of active transposons in Indian maize germplasm and assorted genetic testers -- B.M. Prasanna 110
A new cytotype in Coix gigantea -- P. Gayen, Rajesh Kumar and J.K.S. Sachan 110
Pollen viability under Delhi conditions --B.M. Prasanna 111
Disease reaction of wild relatives of maize to Erwinia stalk rot and Helminthosporium leaf blight --R.C. Sharma, M.M. Payak and J.K.S. Sachan 111
NORMAL, ILLINOIS
A study of the progeny of monosomic-10 plants --R. Lane, D. F. Weber, and M. C. Schneerman 112
Endosperm and plant phenotypes of r-X1 deficiency hemizygotes --D. Weber and M. Schneerman 113
An excellent pocket microscope for classifying maize pollen --Dave Weber and Marti Schneerman 113
OTTAWA, CANADA
Phytochemical mechanisms of resistance to ear rots --D. J. Bergvinson and L.M. Reid 114
PASCANI, REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
The revealing and selection of high-protein sources of maize --V.E. Micu, Eugenia Partas and A.I. Rotari 115
PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY
Stocks carrying mapped Ac elements available from the Co-op -- Hugo K. Dooner 115
Raleigh, North Carolina
Comparative recombination distances for maize inbreds, wide crosses and interspecific hybrids --Claire G. Williams, C.W. Stuber and Major M. Goodman 116
Desynaptic (dy) mutant reduces crossover recovery on Chromosome 1L --Claire G. Williams, C.W. Stuber and Major M. Goodman 116
Evidence for independent early and late developmental programs during juvenile epidermal differentiation --Stephen Moose 117
Seed survival after very early harvesting --Major M. Goodman, Sheila D. Goodman and Dianne Beattie 118
JOHNSTON, IOWA
Simple Sequence Repeats in Maize - a progress report --M. Lynn Senior, Emily Chin and Stephen Smith 120
SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA
Map position of teosinte branched1 --John Doebley, Pamela vander Weil and Adrian Stec 120
SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA
Xenia effect in a cross between BSSS and Zea diploperennis --Lawrence A. Carlson 120
SARATOV, RUSSIA
Expression of nuclear genes in different cytoplasmic sources --Alexandra Zavalishina and Valery Tyrnov 120
Cytological expression of ig mutation in megagametophyte --N. Enaleeva, O. Otkalo and V. Tyrnov 121
Utilization of haploids for producing of mutants --Valery Tyrnov 121
SOFIA, BULGARIA
A source with a high percentage of haploid seeds in popcorn --Toma Dankov, Miglena Kruleva and Zlatka Bojilova 121
Pollinating the silk of an ear with five marked pollen components with a possibility to differentiate the seeds --Toma Dankov, Miglena Kruleva, Zlatka Bojilova 121
SUWON, KOREA
Stay-green characteristics and characters related to stay-green in inbred lines --Keun Jin Choi, Hong Seok Lee, Moon Sup Chin, Keun Yong Park, Seon Woo Cha and Seung Eui Park 122
Heterosis and heritability of stay-green characters --Keun Jin Choi, Moon Sup Chin, Keun Yong Park, Hong Seok Lee, Jong Ho Seo and Deuk Young Song 122
Segregation of stay-green characters in an F2 population --Keun Jin Choi, Moon Sup Chin, Keun Yong Park, Seon Lim Kim, Tae Wock Chung and Hong Seok Lee 123
TAEJON, KOREA and COLUMBIA, MISSOURI
Rindless culm (rlc) gene derived from Dangjin inbred --Heebong Lee, E.H. Coe, Georgia Davis and Bongho Choe 123
Gene for multi-tillers and ears --Heebong Lee, E.H. Coe, Georgia Davis and Bongho Choe 123
TUCSON, ARIZONA
opaque15, a soft endosperm mutation that reduces gamma-zein content and has the properties of a defective opaque2 modifier
--Joanne Dannenhoffer, Gloverson Moro, Dwight Bostwick, Etti Or, Ronald Burnett and Brian Larkins 124
A mutant alpha-zein in floury2 endosperm --Craig E. Coleman and Brian A. Larkins 124
Genetic mapping of opaque2 modifier genes --Maurício A. Lopes, Glóverson L. Moro and Brian Larkins 125
Transposon-tagging of the dwarf3 gene, which controls a cytochrome P450-mediated step early in the biosynthesis of gibberellins --Rodney G. Winkler and Tim Helentjaris 125
TUCSON, ARIZONA and WEST LAFAYETTE, INdiana
Expression of o2 modifiers in normal maize genotypes --Glóverson L. Moro, Maurício A. Lopes, Bruce Hamaker and Brian Larkins 126
URBANA, ILLINOIS
Tests of male sterile mutants --Earl Patterson 126
Relationship between genome size and germination under cold conditions in Southwestern US maize populations -- M. Afzal, D. P. Biradar, and A. Lane Rayburn 128
URBANA, ILLINOIS
d2 allelic to d3? --Philip Stinard 129
Two-point linkage data for gl1 Bn1 on chromosome 7 --Philip Stinard 129
gl13 recovered from Maize COOP stocks --Philip Stinard 129
The dominant pale endosperm factor Iy1 is allelic to Wc1 --Philip Stinard 129
Isolation of a new allele of Bn1 --Philip Stinard 129
pb1 is allelic to y1 --Philip Stinard 130
sh5 is allelic to bt1 --Philip Stinard 130
Three-point linkage data for Wc1 Bf1 bm4 on 9L --Philip Stinard 130
ws2 is allelic to g1 --Philip Stinard 130
y3 is allelic to al1 --Philip Stinard 131
URBANA, ILLINOIS and BOISSAY, FRANCE
Selection for anther culture ability --V.H. Beaumont and J.M. Widholm 131
WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
Temperature sensitivity in ornamental corn and kale --Walton C. Galinat 132
A return to the wild high-density conditions --Walton C. Galinat 132
WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA
Detection of high levels of polymorphism among dent and popcorn inbred lines using Inter-Simple Sequence Repeat (ISSR) amplification technique --R.V. Kantety, X. Zeng, J.L. Bennetzen, B.E. Zehr 132
Analysis of Mu element relatedness by TIR comparison --Antonio Costa de Oliveira and Jeff Bennetzen 134
WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA and AMES, IOWA and URBANA, ILLINOIS
Opaque mutations from Mutator self populations --Wenpeng Yang, P. SanMiguel, P. Stinard, D. Robertson and J. Bennetzen 135
WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA and COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY
Tlr1 may be allelic to tb1 --Patricia S. Springer and J.L. Bennetzen 136
WOOSTER, OHIO and HONOLULU, HAWAII and COLUMBIA, MISSOURI and HARARE, ZIMBABWE
Monogenic tolerance to maize streak virus maps to the short arm of chromosome 1 --D. Kyetere, R. Ming, M. McMullen, R. Pratt, J. Brewbaker, T. Musket, K. Pixley, and H. Moon 136
WOOSTER, OHIO and LONDON, ONTARIO
Light induced accumulation of a polyubiquitin-encoding RNA in plumules of five day seedlings --Robert A. Bouchard, Priti Krishna and David B. Walden 137
Heat-shock inducibility of RNA from a small heat shock protein encoding gene is independent of its developmental induction
--Robert A. Bouchard and David B. Walden 137
WUHAN, CHINA
Allozyme polymorphism and relationships to quantitative traits: diversity of 10 local varieties --Z.X. Zhang, Y.L. Zheng, J.S. Li and J.L. Liu 138

III. USING MAIZE IN K-12 CLASSROOMS 139

IV. G.E.M. NEWSLETTER 144

V. NATIONAL CORN INITIATIVE 146

VI. ADDRESS LIST 152

VII. MAIZE GENETICS COOPERATION STOCK CENTER 177

VIII. A STANDARD FOR MAIZE NOMENCLATURE 182

IX. MAIZE DATABASE 185

X. MAIZE PROBE BANK 190

XI. GENE LIST AND WORKING MAPS 191

XII. ZEALAND 270

XIII. RECENT MAIZE PUBLICATIONS 280

XIV. SYMBOL INDEX 304

XV. AUTHOR AND NAME INDEX 314
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