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Analysis of recombination rate in female and male gametogenesis in pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) using RFLP markers.
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PMID:  24173897     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Sex as a factor affecting recovered recombination in plant gametes was investigated in pearl millet, Pennisetum glaucum, by using reciprocal three-way crosses [(AxB)xCvCx(A x B)]. The two populations were mapped at 42 loci pre-selected to cover the majority of the genome. No differences in recombination distances were observed at the whole-genome level and only a few individual linkage intervals were found to differ, all in favour of increased recombination through the male. Distorted segregations found in the three-way crosses provide evidence of post-gametic selection for particular gene(s) or chromosome regions. The significance of these results for the design of pearl millet breeding programmes and inheritance experiments, as well as for other experimental strategies, is discussed.
C S Busso; C J Liu; C T Hash; J R Witcombe; K M Devos; J M de Wet; M D Gale
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0040-5752     ISO Abbreviation:  Theor. Appl. Genet.     Publication Date:  1995 Feb 
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Created Date:  2013-10-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0145600     Medline TA:  Theor Appl Genet     Country:  Germany    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  242-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Cambridge Laboratory, NR4 7UJ, Colney, Norwich, UK.
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