Registration of ICMP 85410: Dwarf, Downy Mildew Resistant, Restorer Parental Line of Pearl Millet uri icon

abstract

  • ICMP85410 (PI597490) pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is the inbred restorer line of the single-cross grain hybrid ICMH85410, and was released on 21 December 1994. It is a d2d2 dwarf inbred pollinator derived from one cycle of recurrent selection for combining ability within an F2 population obtained from the cross ICP165 × ICP220, and selected for downy mildew (Sclerospora graminicola) resistance. It has a grain yield of 1141-1692 kg/ha, and is a good fertility restorer of both the A1 and A4 systems of cytoplasmic male sterility

publication date

  • 1998
  • 1998