International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks

BGS 501, Male sterile genetic 38, msg38

BGN  45:187
Stock number: BGS 501
Locus name: Male sterile genetic 38
Locus symbol: msg38

Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:

Male sterile jl = msg,,jl (3).


Monofactorial recessive (3).
Located in chromosome 3HL (1); msg38.jl is associated with SNP markers 2_1533 to 1_0728 (positions 67.01 to 96.85 cM) in 3H bins 05 to 06 in a heterozygous Bowman backcross-derived line BW574 (1).


Selfing - none (3).
Outcrossing - complete female fertility (3).
Stamens - anthers nearly normal in size, but without stomium, filament elongates (3).
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Origin of mutant:

A spontaneous mutant in Ingrid (NGB 2671, CIho 10083) (3).

Mutational events:

msg38.jl (MSS517, GSHO 2390) in Ingrid (NGB 2671, CIho 10083) (2, 3).

Mutant used for description and seed stocks:

msg38.jl (MSS517, GSHO 2390) in Ingrid; msg38.jl in Bowman (PI 483237)*7 (GSHO 2304, BW 574, NGB 23437).


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. Franckowiak, J.D., and E.A. Hockett. 1988. Identification of three new loci which control male sterility of barley. Barley Genet. Newsl. 18:11-13.

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


E.A. Hockett. 1991. Barley Genet. Newsl. 20:105.


J.D. Franckowiak. 1997. Barley Genet. Newsl. 26:427.
J.D. Franckowiak. 2014. Barley Genet. Newsl. 44:166.
J.D. Franckowiak. 2015. Barley Genet. Newsl. 45:187.