B. Report of the Committee on Gene Symbolization, Nomenclature and Linkage Groups
  Y. NAGATO and A. YOSHIMURA, CONVENERS

1) Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-8657 Japan
2) Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812-8581 Japan

Registration of new gene symbols
The following genes are newly registered:
     
GENE SYMBOL REGISTRATION No. 142
  Registrant: Kuo-Hai Tsai (Agronomy Dept., National Chung Hsing Univ., Taichung, Taiwan, ROC)
  Gene Symbol: se10
  Gene name: Photosensitivity 10
  Character expression: Recessive gene for photosensitivity
  Name of original line: (3) Aman L-2 derived from T65 x Aman (Nazir Shail Aman)
  Remark: Data on F2 segregation and photosensitive degree are reported.
  Reference: Tsai, K. H. (1999) RGN 16: 55-57.
     
GENE SYMBOL REGISTRATION No. 143
  Registrant: Kuo-Hai Tsai (Agronomy Dept., National Chung Hsing Univ., Taichung, Taiwan, ROC)
  Gene Symbol: se11
  Gene name: photosensitivity 11
  Character expression: Recessive gene for photosensitivity
  Name of original line: (3)IR4227L-4 derived from T65 x IR4227 (IR4227-18-23-2)
  Remark: Data on F2 segregation and photosensitive degree are reported.
  Reference: Tsai, K. H. (1999) RGN 16: 55-57.
     
GENE SYMBOL REGISTRATION No. 144
  Registrant: Kuo-Hai Tsai and Hiko-Ichi Oka (Agronomy Dept., National Chung Hsing Univ., Taichung, Taiwan, ROC)
  Gene Symbol: Se12
  Gene name: Photosensitivity 12
  Character expression: Dominant gene for photosensitivity
  Name of original lines: Kissin (A Japanese rice variety)
Rice Genetics Newsletter Vol. 17
  Remark: Data of F2 segregation planted in May under long day condition are reported.
  Reference: Tsai, H. H. and H. I. Oka (1966) Bot. Bull. Acad. Sinica 7: 54- 70.