TABLE OF CONTENTS

INFORMATION ABOUT THE BARLEY GENETICS NEWSLETTER 1
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTORS 3
RESOLUTION
Recommendations for the designation of the barley chromosomes and their arms. 5
RESEARCH NOTES
Genetic diversity for Russian wheat aphid resistance in USDA-ARS barley germplasm lines. D. W. Mornhinweg, D. R. Porter, and J. A. Webster. 7
Identification of the beta-amylase isoelectric focusing band pattern in barley. Jason Eglinton and D. Evan Evans. 8
Isolated microspore culture of barley has arrived. K.J.Kasha, E. Simion, Q.A.Yao, R.Oro. 13
Regeneration of fertile transgenic plants of barley via PEG-mediated transformation of scutellum protoplasts. J. Nobre, M. E. Cannell, M. R. Davey, P. A. Lazzer 16
Powdery mildew resistance genes in baltic spring barley varieties and breeding lines. Rita Tueryapina, Hans Peter Jensen, and Isaak Rashal. 18
Mapping a gene for gramine synthesis in barley. H. Yoshida, T. Iida, K. Sato, S. Moharramipour, H. Tsumiki. 22
Apportionment of genetic variability estimates indicating a similar pattern between quantitative traits and allozyme phenotypes in Hordeum spontaneum populations. E. D. Owuor, P. M. Kimani, S. Mendlinger, J. Chweya, and L. Olsvig-Whittaker. 25
Revised segment data for subset lines from Steptoe-Morex population. J.D. Franckowiak and L. S. Dahleen. 27
Cytoplasmic male sterility in barley. XVI Conditional lethal albino in msm1, a double cytoplasmic mutant. Hannu Ahokas. 33
Recommended allele symbols for leaf rust resistance genes in barley. J.D. Franckowiak, Y. Jin, and B. J. Steffenson. 36
Complementation of conditional lethals, albinos or chlorotics, or of shrunken endosperm or dwarf mutants as selectable markers in transgenic progenies of barley and other plant species. Hannu Ahokas. 45
Mapping cereal aphid resistance in Steptoe/Morex doubled haploid population. S. Moharramipour, H. Yoshida, K. Sato, K. Takeda, T. Iida, and H. Tsumiki. 48
High lysine mutant of winter barley - L76. Dr. V.P. Netsvetaev. 51
Correlation analysis of several quantitative characters of barley, Xiong ShouFu, Wen FengJun, Jie RunSheng. 55
Specificity enhancement of a RAPD marker linked to the BaMMV/BaYMV resistance gene ym4 by randomly added bases. A. Schiemann, A. Graner, W. Friedt, and F. Ordon. 63
Further analysis of the barley dwarfing mutants Hv287' (GA insensitive) and HV288' (GA sensitive). A. Borner and V. Korzun. 66
Mutagenic specificity recording micro and macro mutants induction. Marina Gramatikova and Ivan Todorov. 68
Effects of the waxy high amylose genes on total beta-glucan and extractable starch. J.S. Swanston, R.P. Ellis, and S.A. Tiller. 72
Integration of 70 translocation breakpoints into the Igri/Franka-derived RFLP maps for 2H and 6H. Larissa Korzum and G. Kunzel. 75
A dominant dwarf mutant in barley. N. Kurauchi, M. Tanio, and S. Hirose. 79
REPORTS FROM COORDINATORS
Overall coordinator's report. Udda Lundqvist 82
List of barley coordinators 84
Report of the Barley Chromosome Coordinators' Workshop at the V International Oat Conference &VII International Barley Genetics Symposium, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, July 31, 1996. (Linkage Groups and Collections). Udda Lundqvist 86
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MAILING LIST FOR BARLEY GENETICS NEWSLETTER 124