International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks

BGS 510, Male sterile genetic 47, msg47

BGN  45:198
Stock number: BGS 510
Locus name: Male sterile genetic 47
Locus symbol: msg47

Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:

Male sterile ep = msg,,ep (2).


Monofactorial recessive (2).
Located in chromosome 3HS or 7HS (1); msg47.ep is associated with SNP markers 2_0159 to 2_0742 (positions 6.31 to 29.05 cM) in 3H bins 01 to 02 and with SNP markers 2_1270 to 1_0299 (positions 93.97 to 101.23 cM) in 7H bins 01 to 02 in a homozygous male sterile plant from Bowman backcross-derived line BW584 (1).


Selfing - none (2).
Outcrossing - complete female fertility (2).
Stamens - anthers rudimentary, no stomium or filament elongation (2).
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Origin of mutant:

A spontaneous mutant in Sel 12384Co (2).

Mutational events:

msg47.ep (MSS391, GSHO 2400) in Sel 12384Co (2, 3).

Mutant used for description and seed stocks:

msg47.ep (GSHO 2400) in Sel 12384Co; msg47.ep in Bowman (PI 483237)*5 (GSHO 2310, BW584, NGB 23446).


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. Hockett, E.A. 1984. Coordinator's report. The genetic male sterile barley collection. Barley Genet. Newsl. 14:70-75.

3. Hockett, E.A. 1991. The genetic male sterile collection. Identification of eight new loci and allelism tests of 14 additional mutants. Barley Genet. Newsl. 20:37-40.


E.A. Hockett. 1991. Barley Genet. Newsl. 20:114.


J.D. Franckowiak. 1997. Barley Genet. Newsl. 26:436.
J.D. Franckowiak. 2015. Barley Genet. Newsl. 45:198.