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

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

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Verma, M.M., Kumar, J. Ethrel-a male gametocide that can replace the male sterility genes in barley. Euphytica 27, 865–868 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00023727

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Index words

  • Hordeum vulgare
  • barley
  • male sterility genes
  • male gametocide
  • ethrel
  • recurrent selection