Theoretical and Applied Genetics

, Volume 89, Issue 7–8, pp 811–813 | Cite as

Chromosome painting of Amigo wheat

  • J. Jiang
  • B. Friebe
  • B. S. Gill


Chromosome painting using multicolor fluorescence in situ hybridization showed that, in addition to the T1AL·1RS translocation derived from rye, a segment from chromosome 3Ae#1 of Agropyron elongatum (2n=10x =70), is present in Amigo wheat. The Agropyron chromosome segment is located on the satellite of chromosome 1B and the translocation chromosome is designated as T1BL·1BS-3Ae#1L. T1BL·1BS-3Ae#1L was inherited from Teewon wheat and carries resistance genes to stem rust (Sr24) and leaf rust (Lr24). The Agropyron chromosome segments in different Sr24/Lr24 carrier wheat lines, including Agent, TAP 48, TAP 67, Teewon, and Amigo, showed a diagnostic C-band, and were derived from the same chromosome, 3Ae#1.

Key words

In situ hybridization C-banding Rust resistance Agropyron elongatum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Jiang
    • 1
  • B. Friebe
    • 1
  • B. S. Gill
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plant Pathology and Wheat Genetics Resource CenterKansas State UniversityManhattanUSA

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