International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks
BGS 649, Aborted spike 1, asp1
Stock number: BGS 649
Locus name: Aborted spike 1
Locus symbol: asp1
Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:
Monofactorial recessive (1).
Location is unknown.
Mutant plants appear normal except the spike is rudimentary or missing. The asp1.a plants occasionally form spikes with a few spikelets, but the spikelets are mostly sterile. The stock must be maintained as a heterozygote (1).
Origin of mutant:
A fast neutron induced mutant in Steptoe (CIho 15229) (1).
asp1.a (FN222, GSHO 3654) in Steptoe (CIho 15229) (1).
Mutant used for description and seed stocks:
asp1.a (FN222, GSHO 3654) in Steptoe.
1. Kleinhofs, A. (Unpublished).
A. Kleinhofs. 2005. Barley Genet. Newsl. 35:207.
A. Kleinhofs. 2013. Barley Genet. Newsl. 43:172.