Male Sterility

Male Sterility
  • It is characterized by the production of non-functional or sterile pollen grain while female gamete functions normally.Male Sterility occurs in nature due to natural mutation.It can also be induced through interspecific crosses or by the use of gametocides, which will suppress the production of pollen grain
MS is classified into following groups
  • Cytoplasmic Male Sterility (CMS)
  • Genic Male Sterility (GMS)
  • Cytoplasmic – Genic Male Sterility (CGMS)
  • Environmental Genic Male Sterility (EGMS)
  • Chemical Induced Male Sterility

Last modified: Sunday, 1 April 2012, 10:36 PM