International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks

BGS 507, Male sterile genetic 44, msg44

BGN  45:195
Stock number: BGS 507
Locus name: Male sterile genetic 44
Locus symbol: msg44

Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:

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


Monofactorial recessive (2).
Located in chromosome 5HL (1); is associated with SNP markers 1_1249 to 1_1290 (positions 109.27 to 145.57 cM) in 5H bins 06 to 09 in a heterozygous plant from Bowman backcross-derived line BW581 (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 selection HA6-33-02 (CIho 15835) (2).

Mutational events: (MSS346, GSHO 2397) in HA6-33-02 (CIho 15835) (2, 3, 4).

Mutant used for description and seed stocks: (GSHO 2397) in HA6-33-02; in Bowman (PI 483237)*7 (GSHO 2307, BW581, NGB 23443).


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. 1975. The genetic male sterile barley collection. Barley Genet. Newsl. 5:84-86.

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.

4. Hockett, E.A., and D.A. Reid. 1981. Spring and winter genetic male-sterile barley stocks. Crop Sci. 21:655-659.


E.A. Hockett. 1991. Barley Genet. Newsl. 20:111.


J.D. Franckowiak. 1997. Barley Genet. Newsl. 26:433.
J.D. Franckowiak. 2015. Barley Genet. Newsl. 45:195.