International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks

BGS 687, Necroticans 16, nec16

BGN  43:190
Stock number: BGS 687
Locus name: Necroticans 16
Locus symbol: nec16

Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:



Monofactorial recessive (1).
Located unknown.


The phenotype is expressed as large dark black spots that are fairly numerous on the leaf blades. The necrotic spots seem more common near the margins of the leaf blade. The vigor of mutant plants is good. The mutant is not allelic to (FN093, GSHO 3620, BGS 686) (1).

Origin of mutant:

A fast neutron induced mutant in Steptoe (CIho 15229) (1).

Mutational events: (FN201, GSHO 3621) in Steptoe (CIho 15229) (1).

Mutant used for description and seed stocks: (FN201, GSHO 3621) in Steptoe.


1. Kleinhofs, A. (Unpublished).


A. Kleinhofs. 2013. Barley Genet. Newsl. 43:190.