Theoretical and Applied Genetics

, Volume 85, Issue 6–7, pp 750–754 | Cite as

RELP markers linked to two Hessian fly-resistance genes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) from Triticum tauschii (coss.) Schmal

  • Z. -Q. Ma
  • B. S. Gill
  • M. E. Sorrells
  • S. D. Tanksley


Restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) markers linked to genes controlling Hessian fly resistance from Triticum tauschii (Coss.) Schmal. were identified for two wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) germ plasm lines KS89WGRC3 (C3) and KS89WGRC6 (C6). Forty-six clones with loci on chromosomes of homoeologous group 3 and 28 clones on those of group 6 were surveyed for polymorphisms. Eleven and 12 clones detected T. tauschii loci in the two lines, respectively. Analysis of F2 progenies indicated that the Hessian fly resistance gene H23 identified in C3 is linked to XksuH4 (6.9 cM) and XksuG48 (A) (15.6 cM), located on 6D. The resistance gene H24 in C6 is linked to XcnlBCD451 (5.9 cM), XcnlCD0482 (5.9 cM) and XksuG48 (B) (12.9 cM), located on 3DL.

Key words

Wheat (Triticum aestivumHessian fly Resistance genes RFLP markers 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. -Q. Ma
    • 1
  • B. S. Gill
    • 2
  • M. E. Sorrells
    • 1
  • S. D. Tanksley
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plant Breeding and BiometryCornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Plant Pathology, Throckmorton HallKansas State UniversityManhattanUSA

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