Campus Units

Agronomy

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2002

Journal or Book Title

Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter

Volume

76

First Page

2

Abstract

Peter Loesh was a plant breeder at Iowa State University from 1971 to 1980. During this time, he worked extensively with the o2 mutation in an effort to improve the nutritional quality of maize. Unfortunately, he passed away suddenly, and this work was not brought to a conclusion. Some of his effort was devoted to developing o2 back-cross conversions of public domain inbred lines. Because Dr. Loesh’s field books have been lost, the extent of recovery of the recurrent parent phenotype is not known.

Comments

This article is published as M.P. Scott (2002) Phenotypic characterization of inbred lines and their o2 conversions. Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter 76:2.

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Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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