International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks

BGS 335, Male sterile genetic 49, msg49

BGN  45:122
Stock number: BGS 335
Locus name: Male sterile genetic 49
Locus symbol: msg49

Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:

Male sterile genetic jw = msg,,jw (3).


Monofactorial recessive (2, 3).
Located in chromosome 5HL (2); msg49.jw is about 10.4 cM from the raw1 (smooth awn 1) locus (2); msg49.jw is associated with SNP markers 2_1150 to 2_0629 (positions 145.57 to 187.37 cM) in 5H bins 09 to 10 in a homozygous male sterile plant from Bowman backcross-derived line BW586 (1).


Selfing - none (3).
Outcrossing - Complete female fertility (3).
Stamens - anthers rudimentary, no stomium or filament elongation (3).
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Origin of mutant:

A spontaneous mutant in ND7369, a six-rowed selection from North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA (3).

Mutational events:

msg49.jw (MSS528, GSHO 2402) in ND7369 (3).

Mutant used for description and seed stocks:

msg49.jw (GSHO 2402) in ND7369; msg49.jw in Bowman (PI 483237)*8 (GSHO 2141, BW586, NGB 24137).


1. Druka, A., J. Franckowiak, U. Lundqvist, N. Bonar, J. Alexander, K. Houston, S. Radovic, F. Shahinnia, V. Vendramin, M. Morgante, N. Stein, and R. Waugh. 2011. Genetic dissection of barley morphology and development. Plant Physiol. 155:617-627.
2, Franckowiak, J.D. 1991. Association of male sterility genes with a specific chromosome using multiple marker stocks. Barley Genet. Newsl. 20:31-36.
3. Franckowiak, J.D. 1993. Identification of two additional loci that control genetic male sterility in barley. Barley Genet. Newsl. 22:10-11.
4. Hockett, E. A. 1988. New mutants in the genetic male sterile barley collection. Barley Genet. Newsl. 18:70-73.


J.D. Franckowiak. 1997. Barley Genet. Newsl. 26:283.


J.D. Franckowiak. 2015. Barley Genet. Newsl. 45:122.