Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter 78. 2004.

 

 

I.       FOREWORD................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 1

 

II.      REPORTS FROM COOPERATORS.......................................................................................................................................................................... 2

 

AMES, IOWA

Analysis of the maize Myb gene superfamily: conserved motifs and functional characterization     --Jiang, C, Peterson, T..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2

BELGRADE, ZEMUN, YUGOSLAVIA

White dent population from the Yugoslav variety collection carries the Ga gene     --Vancetovic, J, Vidakovic, M, Vidakovic, M, Rosulj, M................................................................................................................................................................................................ 2

F2 population size for resistance to root and stalk lodging in maize     --Stojkov, S, Rosulj, M, Stankovic, G.............................................................. 3

In the material of the MRI gene bank, only imidazoline resistance was found among a group of total and selective broad-spectrum herbicides    
--Vancetovic, J, Vidakovic, M, Stefanovic, L, Simic, M............................................................................................................................................... 5

A high incidence of the sources of cytoplasmic male sterility (cms) in the Maize Research Institute (MRI) gene bank     --Vancetovic, J,
 Vidakovic, M, Vidakovic, M, Rosulj, M........................................................................................................................................................................ 6

BERGAMO, ITALY

Screening maize genotypes for resistance to Fusarium verticillioides comparing in vivo plant response and in vitro bioassays    
--Balconi, C, Lupotto, E, Lanzanova, C, Conti, E, Gualdi, L, Mazzoleni, A, Valoti, P, Motto, M.................................................................................. 7

Cloning and characterization of the glossy1 gene of maize     --Sturaro, M, Hartings, H, Motto, M.................................................................................. 8

CHISINAU, MOLDOVA

Effect of low positive temperature on callusogenesis and somatic embryogenesis of maize     --Climenco (Kravchenko), OA, Jacota, AG...................................................................................................................................................................................... 9

Male maize gametophytes as a possible test system for radioecological  monitoring     --Kravchenko, AN.................................................................. 9

Effect of radioactive pollution of soil on maize chromosomes     --Kravchenko, AN, Saltanovici, TI, Rojnevschi, MK.................................................. 10

A new aspect of the shape effect of maize and chickpea plants     --Maslobrod, S, Ganea, A, Grati, M, Corlateanu, L, Romanova, I................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 10

"Memory” of the system of two swelling seeds of maize and distant transmission of structural bioisomerism from one seedling to the other, determined by this “memory” under stress conditions     --Maslobrod, S, Ganea, A, Corlateanu, L.................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 11

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI

One mutant rescues another:  orange pericarp restores DIMBOA production to bx     --Wright, A................................................................................... 12

Córdoba, Argentina

Preliminary studies on combining ability effects for canopy temperature in corn (Zea mays L.)     --Biasutti, CA, Alemanno, GA............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 12

CORVALLIS, OREGON

Re-targeting of a duplicated gene product and the evolution of novel gene function     --Kulhanek, D, Keppinger, J, Rivin, C.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 13

Tousled-like kinases of maize are up-regulated in dividing tissue and can functionally complement the tousled mutant of Arabidopsis    
--Owusu, EO, Rivin, CJ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 14

Two classes of Tousled-like kinases indicate two rounds of gene duplication     --Owusu, EO, Rivin, CJ.................................................................. 14

DNIEPROPETROVSK, UKRAINE

Electrophoretic analysis of progeny of maize matroclinal haploids     --Dzubetskiy, BV, Satarova, TN, Cherchel, VYu, Klyavzo, SP................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 15

FORT COLLINS, COLORADO and COLUMBIA, MISSOURI

High resolution crossover maps for each bivalent of Zea mays using recombination nodules     --Anderson, LK, Doyle, GG, Brigham, B,
Carter, J, Hooker, KD, Lai, A, Rice, M, Stack, SM........................................................................................................................................................ 16

FORT COLLINS, COLORADO and STUTTGART, GERMANY and TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA and BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA

Integrating genetic linkage maps with pachytene chromosome structure in maize     --Anderson, LK, Salameh, N, Bass, HW, Harper, LC,
 Cande, WZ, Weber, G, Stack, SM............................................................................................................................................................................... 16

HAMBURG, GERMANY

The large second intron of the MADS box transcription factor gene ZmMADS2 is transcribed in maize tissues where the protein seems not to be required     --Dresselhaus, T, Schreiber, DN..................................................................................................................... 17

IRKUTSK, RUSSIA

Differentiation process of maize root cells at reduced temperature     --Akimova, GP, Sokolova, MG, Makarova LE, Nechaeva, LV................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 18

Cold adaptation induction of AOX isophorm in maize     --Borovskii, G, Lukina, E, Korotaeva, N, Stupnikova, I, Antipina, A, Truhin, A,
Popov, V........................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 18

Drought induction of AOX level in maize was accompanied by lowering of AOX respiration activity     --Stupnikova, I, Borovskii, G,
 Korotaeva, N, Antipina, A, Truhin, A, Popov, V........................................................................................................................................................... 19

Are there some species-specific differences in DNA import activity in mitochondria?     --Nepomnyaschih, DV, Koulintchenko, MV,
 Konstantinov, YM......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 20

IRKUTSK, RUSSIA and KRASNODAR, RUSSIA

Characterization of callusogenesis in A344, A344-CP5, Sg25 inbred lines and their hybrids     --Shmakov, VN, Mashnenkov, AS,
 Konstantinov, YM......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 20

IRKUTSK, RUSSIA and NOVOSIBIRSK, RUSSIA

The effects of the glutathione redox system on DNA binding activity of nuclear DNA topoisomerase I     --Subota, IY, Katyshev, AI,
 Tarasenko, VI, Senghenko, LP, Kobzev, VF, Konstantinov, YM................................................................................................................................ 21

Isolation of a redox dependent mitochondrial DNA binding protein which binds specifically to the coxI promoter     --Tarasenko, VI,
Subota, IY, Kobzev, VF, Konstantinov, YM.................................................................................................................................................................. 22

IRKUTSK, RUSSIA and NOVOSIBIRSK, RUSSIA and KRASNODAR, RUSSIA

AFLP analysis of the DNA in subline A344-CP5     --Baschalkhanov, SI, Mashnenkov, AS, Kobzev, VF, Katyshev, AI, Konstantinov, YM.......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 24

ITHACA, NEW YORK

Identification of photographs from the Barbara McClintock papers on the National Library of Medicine website     --Kass, LB........................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 24

JOHNSTON, IOWA

Use of anthocyanin pigmentation as a diagnostic tool to visualize drought stress in maize     --Habben, J................................................................... 26

ms23 and ms35 are alleles of the same gene that maps to chromosome 8     --Trimnell, MR, Fox, TW, Albertsen, MC............................................... 27

New chromosome 4 male-sterile mutant:  ms52     --Trimnell, MR, Fox, TW, Albertsen, MC......................................................................................... 27

New male-sterile mutant alleles     --Trimnell, MR, Fox, TW, Albertsen, MC.................................................................................................................. 28

LLAVALLOL, ARGENTINA

Quality maize hybrids developed in Argentina:  chemical evaluation of endosperm     --Corcuera, VR, Bernatené, EA, Naranjo, CA.................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 29

Kernel quality, evolutive cycle length and yield of waxy, high protein quality and double recessive inbreds developed in Argentina    
--Corcuera, VR, Bernatené, EA, Naranjo, CA................................................................................................................................................................. 30

Maize quality breeding:  plant and prolificity traits of single-crosses obtained and tested in Argentina     --Bernatené, EA, Corcuera, VR,
 Naranjo, CA................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 31

Behaviour of maize inbreds and single-crosses to spontaneous infections of Puccinia sorghi Schw.     --Sandoval, MC, Corcuera, VR,
 Bernatené, EA, Naranjo, CA......................................................................................................................................................................................... 33

Genomic affinities between maize and Zea perennis using classical and molecular cytogenetics (GISH-FISH)     --Gonzalez, G,
 Confalonieri, V, Naranjo, CA, Comas, C, Poggio, L..................................................................................................................................................... 33

Lomas de Zamora, Argentina and Llavallol, Argentina

Germination of Andean Patagonian maize (Zea mays ssp. mays) inbreds selected for cold tolerance     --Huarte, HR, Jatimliansky, JR,
 Molina, MC.................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 35

Evaluation of seedling growth of maize inbreds (Zea mays ssp. mays) selected from Andean-Patagonian populations for cold tolerance     
--Huarte, HR, Jatimliansky, JR, Molina, MC.................................................................................................................................................................. 36

Confirmatory factor analysis of morphological variables of the ear and kernel in popcorn cultivars     --Burak, R, Broccoli, AM.................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 36

MADISON, WISCONSIN

On the nature of plant chromosome transition state:  gravity, plant vigor and chromosome aberration (an hypothesis)     --Pan, D.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 38

Phenotypic variations of maize after dry seed exposure to space conditions     --Pan, D, Zhou, W............................................................................... 39

MILAN, ITALY

ra1-154, a new allele of the ra1 mutant     --Pilu R, Cassani E, Sirizzotti A, Landoni M................................................................................................... 39

The a1-eap allele of a1 represents a specific marker for the selection of embryogenetic mutants     --Gavazzi, G, Stucchi, C, Pilu, R......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 40

The fdl (fused leaves) mutation affects shoot apex organization and seedling growth     --Adamo, A, Dall’Aglio, C, Dolfini, S, Gavazzi, G,
 Consonni, G.................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 41

MILAN, ITALY and UPTON, NEW YORK

Characterization of new vp mutants not impaired in carotenogenesis     --Giulini, A, Bodei, S, Sirizzotti, A, Pilu, R, Burr, B, Gavazzi, G....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 42

MOSCOW, RUSSIA

Nucleotide sequence analysis of SCAR markers from Zea mays somaclones (Zea mays L.)     --Osipova, ES, Troitskij, AV, Dolgikh, YuI,
 Shamina, ZB, Gostimskij, SA...................................................................................................................................................................................... 43

PIRACICABA, SP, BRAZIL

Maize chromosome polymorphism: A comparison between pachytene chromosomes and mitotic chromosomes using C-banding and FISH of 5S rDNA and Cent-4 probes in tropical hybrids     --Santos-Serejo, JA, Aguiar-Perecin, MLR, Bertčo, MR..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 45

PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY and TUCSON, ARIZONA and NEUHERBERG, GERMANY and CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSSETTS

High-resolution physical mapping of the maize genome and sequencing a part thereof     --Bharti, AK, Wei, F, Butler, E, Yu, Y,
Goicoechea, JL, Kim, H, Fuks, G, Nelson, W, Hatfield, J, Gundlach, H, Karlowski, WM, Raymond, C, Towey, S, Jaffe, D, Nusbaum, C,
 Birren, B, Mayer, K, Soderlund, C, Wing, RA, Messing, J........................................................................................................................................... 47

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA

The distribution of chromosome breaks in radiation hybrid lines from chromosome 3     --Okagaki, RJ, Jacobs, M, Stec, AO, Kynast, RG,
 Zaia, H, Granath, SR, Rines, HW, Phillips, RL............................................................................................................................................................ 49

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH and ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI and COLUMBIA, MISSOURI

Sequence comparisons of six mitochondrial genomes from maize and teosinte     --Fauron, C, Minx, P, Gibson, M, Allen, J, Clifton, SW,
 Newton, K..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 50

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA and PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA

Progress of maize breeding and production increase in North Korea     --Kim, SK, Han, HJ, Kim, P............................................................................... 52

SHOKAN, NEW YORK

Research not done; ideas left over     --Chase, SS............................................................................................................................................................ 53

Twins, pseudo-twins, and other seedling and kernel abnormalities in maize: a long term record     --Chase, SS; Kernan, P....................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 53

SIMNIC-CRAIOVA, ROMANIA

The usefulness of multiple index improvement of a diallel of (7x6) corn lines     --Paraschivu, I, Aurelian, M, Paraschivu, M, Bonea, D,
 Gavrilescu, L, Matei, G................................................................................................................................................................................................ 54

Effect of different moisture conditions on total chlorophyll content     --Gavrilescu, L, Bonea, D, Dobre, M, Paraschivu, M.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 56

The influence of low temperatures on seed germination     --Bonea, D, Urechean, V, Paraschivu, M............................................................................. 57

The influence of the planting density and soil moisture on the foliar surface index and the net rate of assimilation     --Gavrilescu, L,
Bonea, D, Dobre, M, Paraschivu, M.............................................................................................................................................................................. 57

Tallahassee, Florida

The Single myb histone (Smh) gene family of maize; detection of two PCR products from maize with primers for Smh1     --Figueroa, DM,
 Bass, HW...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 58

Tallahassee, Florida and St. Paul, Minnesota

FISH analysis of retroelement distribution patterns along mitotic chromosomes.     --Bassie, YR, Onokpise, OU, Odland, WE, Bass, HW................................................................................................................................................................................................. 59

Tübingen, Germany

Isolation of a new root mutant rum1 affected in lateral and seminal root initiation     --Woll, K, Hochholdinger, F.......................................................... 59

URBANA, ILLINOIS

The Spotted‑dilute controlling element system revisited     --Stinard, PS 60

Spf from the Spotted‑dilute system is a member of the En/Spm controlling element family     --Stinard, PS 62

New inr1 and inr2 alleles     --Stinard, PS.......................................................................................................................................................................... 62

Three point linkage data for wx1 inr2 v30     --Stinard, PS................................................................................................................................................ 63

The controlling elements Fcu and arv‑m594 map to chromosome 2     --Stinard, PS 63

The isolation and characterization of Fcu revertants     --Stinard, PS.............................................................................................................................. 64

Three point linkage data for su3 T4‑9g wx1     --Stinard, PS 65

Additional linkage tests of waxy1 marked reciprocal translocations at the MGCSC     --Jackson, JD, Stinard, P, Zimmerman, S............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 65

Allelism testing of viviparous stocks with pink scutellum in the Maize Coop phenotype only collection     --Jackson, JD................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 66

Allelism testing of miscellaneous stocks in the Maize Coop phenotype only collection     --Jackson, JD.................................................................... 66

URBANA, ILLINOIS and GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

Recent studies of CMS-S restorers-of-fertility have led to a change in nomenclature     --Gabay-Laughnan, S, Chase, CD.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 66

CMS-S restorers-of-fertility from multiple sources cluster on chromosome 2L     --Gabay-Laughnan, S, Chase, CD...................................................... 67

Vićosa, Brazil

Maize pachytene chromosome images straighten through use of digital software     -- Carvalho, CR and Saraiva, LS................................................. 68

WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS

Colors and their role in survival     --Galinat, W................................................................................................................................................................. 69

WOOSTER, OHIO

Conversions of the interchanges in reciprocal chromosomal translocations in maize to homozygosity for linkages to genes    
--Findley, WR, Jr., Jones, M.......................................................................................................................................................................................... 69

 

III.     ADDRESS LIST............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 71

 

IV.     maize genetics cooperation stock center........................................................................................................................................... 101

 

V.      COMMUNITY IBM (cIBM 2004) MAPS....................................................................................................................................................................... 125

 

VI.     RECENT MAIZE PUBLICATIONS.............................................................................................................................................................................. 138

 

VII.    SYMBOL INDEX............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 160

 

VIII.   AUTHOR INDEX........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 162

 

 

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