International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks

BGS 467, Male sterile genetic 30, msg30

BGN  45:177
Stock number: BGS 467
Locus name: Male sterile genetic 30
Locus symbol: msg30

Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:

Male sterile c = msg,,c (4).
Male sterile = msx2 (msa) (5).


Monofactorial recessive (4).
Located in chromosome 7HL (1); msg30.c is about 11.4 cM from the lks2 (short awn 2) locus (1).


Selfing - 0.7% at Bozeman, Montana, USA (4).
Outcrossing - complete female fertility (4), open pollinated seed set of 15% at Bozeman, MT and 2% at Elimäki, Finland (3).
Stamens - anthers smaller than fertile sibs, stomium present and the filament elongates (3).
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Origin of mutant:

A spontaneous mutant in Compana (PI 539111) (5).

Mutational events:

msg30.c (MSS072, GSHO 2382) in Compana (PI 539111) (2, 5, 6).

Mutant used for description and seed stocks:

msg30.c (GSHO 2382) in Compana; msg30.c in Bowman (PI 483237)*7 (GSHO 1859, BW566, NGB 23431).


1. Franckowiak, J.D. 1991. Association of male sterility genes with a specific chromosome using multiple marker stocks. Barley Genet. Newsl. 20:31-36.

2. Hockett, E.A. 1979. The genetic male sterile barley collection. Barley Genet. Newsl. 9:124-128.

3. Hockett, E.A., and H. Ahokas. 1979. Male and female fertility levels of genetic male sterile barley grown at two different latitudes. Hereditas 91:65-71.

4. Hockett, E.A., and R.F. Eslick. 1971. Genetic male sterile genes useful in hybrid barley production. p. 298-307. In R.A. Nilan (ed.) Barley Genetics II. Proc. Second Int. Barley Genet. Symp., Pullman, WA, 1969. Washington State Univ. Press, Pullman.

5. Hockett, E.A., R.F. Eslick, D.A. Reid, and G.A. Wiebe. 1968. Genetic male sterility in barley. II. Available spring and winter stocks. Crop Sci. 8:754-755.

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


E.A. Hockett. 1986. Barley Genet. Newsl. 16:50.


E.A. Hockett. 1991. Barley Genet. Newsl. 20:97.
J.D. Franckowiak. 1997. Barley Genet. Newsl. 26:414.
J.D. Franckowiak. 2015. Barley Genet. Newsl. 45:177.