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GrainGenes Gene Report: A-3 (Avena)

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Gene
A-3 (Avena)
Gene Class
Awnedness
Reference
ReferenceCoffman FA (1964) Inheritance of morphologic characters in Avena. 1308:1-100.
Referencevon Tschermak E (1929) Kultur - und Wildhaferbastarde und ihre Beziehungen zu den sogenannten Fatuoiden. Zeitschrift fuer Induktive Abstammungs - und Vererbungslehre 51:450-481.
ReferenceReed GM and Stanton TR (1925) Relative susceptibility of selections from a Fulghum-Swedish Select cross to the smuts of oats. Journal of Agricultural Research 30:375-391.
ReferenceWiggans RG (1918) The inheritance of certain characters in a cross between Red Texas and Swedish Select oats.
Comment
A second gene conditioning awnedness in wild hexaploid oats. Dominance and expressivity variable. Possibly pleiotropic for basal articulation.
Info Source
ReferenceSimons MD et al. (1978) Oats: A standardized system of nomenclature for genes and chromosomes and catalog of genes governing characters. USDA Agriculture Handbook 509:1-40.