THE SELECTION AND UTILIZATION OF “SUAN HSI 28”——A MALE STERILITY STRAIN OF MILLET
Tsui Wen-seng, Ma Hung-hsi, Chang Teh-yung (Pah Hsia Agricultural Institute of Changchiakuo District of Hopei province)
Research conducted on the utilization of heterosis in millet for gaining high-yield has been carried out. Under the research work, 6 high male sterility strains including "Suan Hsi 28" and"Huang Hsi 1" as well as 11 hybrid combinations with an increase in the yield from 15—61.4% have so far been developed, Two combinations are evaluated recently for demonstration and large-scale cultivation testing. Their seeds are being produced.