Use of Cytoplasmic Male-Sterility in Making Interspecific Crosses in Allium

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Science  18 Nov 1960:
Vol. 132, Issue 3438, pp. 1481
DOI: 10.1126/science.132.3438.1481


Cytoplasmic male-sterile plants of Allium cepa were used in making interspecific crosses with A. fistulosum. Some inbred lines of A. cepa produce more seed than others. Other A llium species could also be used as the pollen parent.