HomeInternational Rice Research Notesvol. 22 no. 2 (1997)

The Relationship between the Morphological Fertility of Pollen and Marker Gene Est 9

Lu Chuangen | K Takabatake | H Ikehashi

Discipline: Agriculture



Many indica-japonica hybrids exhibit a low seed set. In cases where female gamete fertility is normal, the lowered seed set can be attributed to pollen sterility. To use the strong heterosis of indica-japonica hybrids, we must overcome the barrier of pollen sterility.