California Agriculture 36(8):23-24. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v036n08p23.
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Some crop plants have simple inherited characters that would be desirable if transferred to another crop. Our current work on transfer of resistance to the barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) from barley to wheat is an example of a simple modification to the embryo culture method that produced hybrid plants from two difficult-to-hybridize species.
Chao-Chien Jan, formerly Postgraduate Research Agronomist (now Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS, Davis, Calif.); Calvin O. Qualset, Professor, Agronomy and Range Science, Davis. Jan Dvorak, Associate Professor, Agronomy and Range Science, Davis.
This work was supported by USDA grants 801-15-42 and 50-2063-01402.