Cereal Research Communications

, Volume 37, Issue 1, pp 37–43 | Cite as

Glume Coloration in Wheat: Allelism Test, Consensus Mapping and its Association with Specific Microsatellite Allele

  • E. K. KhlestkinaEmail author
  • E. A. Salina
  • T. A. Pshenichnikova
  • M. S. Röder
  • A. Börner


A segregation test confirmed that the genes present on chromosome 1A encoding red and black glumes are allelic to one another. Similarly, the chromosome 1D genes for smokey-grey and red glume coloration are allelic. Consensus maps of chromosomes 1A and 1D carrying Rg-A1 and Rg-D1, respectively, were derived from extant genotypic data. The Gli-B1 associated microsatellite MW1B002 mapped 2cM proximal from Rg-B1. The association of red glume coloration with specific MW1B002 alleles is described for a set of Russian, Albanian, Indian and Nepalese bread wheats.


bread wheat allelism homoeologous genes consensus mapping microsatellite markers glume coloration germplasm collection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. K. Khlestkina
    • 1
    Email author
  • E. A. Salina
    • 1
  • T. A. Pshenichnikova
    • 1
  • M. S. Röder
    • 2
  • A. Börner
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Cytology and GeneticsSiberian Branch of the Russian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)GaterslebenGermany

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