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INFORMATION ABOUT THE BARLEY GENETICS NEWSLETTER1
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTORS 3
RESEARCH NOTES
(R1) The effect of seed size upon the quality and number of embryos obtained from the interspecific cross H. vulgare L. X H. bulbosum L. I. J. Maureira, H. Campos de Quiroz, and H. E. Salvo5
(R2) A collection of allo- and isoplasmic barley lines with RFLP-studied mitochondrial DNA I. M. Sychjova, S. O. Tribush, N. G. Danilenko, and O. G. Davydenko9
(R3) Identification of a Hordeum vulgare L. - H. bulbosum L. recombinant by RFLP analysis and Genomic in situ hybridization. R.A.Pickering, G. Szigat, A.M. Hill, and R.G. Kynast12
(R4) DNA sequencing and primer designing for RFLP clones evenly distributed in the barley genome. B.E. Sayed-Tabatabaei, T. Komatsuda, F. Takaiwa, snd A. Graner15
(R5) RAPD-markers linked to the BaMMV-resistance gene ym9 . A. Schiemann, E. Bauer, A. Graner, W. Friedt, and F. Ordon19
(R6) Integration of 31 translocation breakpoints of chromosome 4H into the corresponding Igri/Franka-derived RFLP map. L. Korzun and G. Künzel23
(R7) Descriptions of barley genetic stocks for 1997. U. Lundqvist and J.D. Franckowiak26
(R8) Multiple isozyme stock in spring barley. M. Kucharska55
(R9) Genetic diversity of alcohol dehydrogenase 3 in wild barley population at the "Evolution Canyon" microsite, Nahal Oren, Mt Carmel, Israel. Y.C. Li, T. Krugman, T. Fahima, A. Beiles & E. Nevo58
(R10) RFLP mapping of BaYMV resistance gene ym3 in barley. K. Saeki, C. Miyazaki, N. Hirota, A. Saito, K. Ito, and T. Konishi61
(R11) Screening Of The World Barley Collection For Resistance To Barley Yellow Mosaic Virus. S. Yasuda and K. Rikiishi64
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RECOMMENDATIONS OF BARLEY NOMENCLATURE WORKSHOP113