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GrainGenes Gene Class Report: Germination Index (Triticum)

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Gene Class
Germination Index (Triticum)
Reference
ReferenceZhang Y et al. (2017) The seed dormancy allele TaSdr-A1a associated with pre-harvest sprouting tolerance is mainly present in Chinese wheat landraces. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130:81-89.
ReferenceZhang Y et al. (2014) Cloning of seed dormancy genes (TaSdr) associated with tolerance to pre-harvest sprouting in common wheat and development of a functional marker. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 127:855-866.
ReferenceMcIntosh RA et al. (2013) Catalogue of Gene Symbols for Wheat- 2013 Edition Catalogue of Gene Symbols for Wheat.
See Also
Pre-harvest Sprouting (Triticum)
Vivipary (Triticum)
Character affected
Wheat sprouting
Dormancy
Vivipary
Gene
TaSdr-A1 (Triticum)
TaSdr-B1 (Triticum)
Allele
TaSdr-A1a (Triticum)
TaSdr-A1b (Triticum)
TaSdr-B1b (Triticum)
TaSdr-B1a (Triticum)
Locus
Sdr2A
Comment
Seed dormancy in wheat has several components, including factors associated with vivipary and red grain colour. Dormancy is an important component of resistance/tolerance to pre-harvest sprouting (PHS) (McIntosh et al, 2013).
Data Curator
Cooper, LaurelJune-2020

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