International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks

BGS 700, Necroticans 29, nec29

BGN  43:203
Stock number: BGS 700
Locus name: Necroticans 29
Locus symbol: nec29

Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:



Monofactorial recessive (1).
Location is unknown.


Large black spots develop on the leaf blades of plants and exhibit a slight increase in size as leaves mature. Older leaf blades showed more necrosis and gradually they become yellow and died (1). The mutant is phenotypically similar to the (necroticans 27) mutant, but it is not allelic (1).
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Origin of mutant:

A gamma-ray induced mutant in Morex (CIho 15773) (1).

Mutational events: (γ08-127, GSHO 3636) in Morex (CIho 15773) (1).

Mutant used for description and seed stocks: (γ08-127, GSHO 3636) in Morex.


1. Kleinhofs, A. (Unpublished).


A. Kleinhofs. 2013. Barley Genet. Newsl. 43:203.