International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks

BGS 506, Male sterile genetic 43, msg43

BGN  45:194
Stock number: BGS 506
Locus name: Male sterile genetic 43
Locus symbol: msg43

Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:

Male sterile br = msg,,br (2).
Male sterile = B65msx38 (2).


Monofactorial recessive (2).
Located in chromosome 2HL (1); is associated with SNP markers 2_0064 to 2_1274 (positions 179.99 to 218.47 cM) in 2H bins 11 to 13 in a heterozygous plant from Bowman backcross-derived line BW580 (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 Betzes (PI 129430) (2).

Mutational events: (MSS332, GSHO 2396) in Betzes (PI 129430) (2, 3, 4).

Mutant used for description and seed stocks: (GSHO 2396) in Betzes; in Bowman (PI 483237)*7 (GSHO 2306, BW580, NGB 23442).


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. 1972. Coordinator's report on the genetic male sterile barley collection. Barley Genet. Newsl. 2:139-144.

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. 20:110.


J.D. Franckowiak. 1997. Barley Genet. Newsl. 26:432.
J.D. Franckowiak. 2015. Barley Genet. Newsl. 45:194.