Biased Transmission of Genes and Chromosomes

  • Wayne R. Carlson
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Abstract

Most genes and chromosomes in maize are represented in the gametes according to their frequencies in the parent. However, a number of exceptions have been found. The exceptions can usually be attributed to one of the following phenomena:
  1. 1.

    Accumulation mechanisms

     
  2. 2.

    Lethal or semilethal chromosomal deficiencies

     
  3. 3.

    Translocation heterozygotes that produce viable adjacent 1 gametes

     
  4. 4.

    Genes that affect zygotic or gametophytic viability

     

Keywords

Maize Propa Alan 

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