, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 865–868 | Cite as

Ethrel-a male gametocide that can replace the male sterility genes in barley

  • M. M. Verma
  • J. Kumar
Short Communication


The use of ethrel for hand crossing in recurrent selection programs with barley is advocated.

Index words

Hordeum vulgare barley male sterility genes male gametocide ethrel recurrent selection 


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© H. Veenman en Zonen B.V. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. M. Verma
    • 1
  • J. Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plant BreedingPunjab Agricultural UniversityLudhianaIndia

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