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Relationships among peach, almond, and related species as detected by simple sequence repeat markers

Martinez Gomez, P.; Arulsekar, S.; Potter, D.; Gradziel, T.M.

Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 128(5): 667-671


ISSN/ISBN: 0003-1062
Accession: 003913283

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The genetic relationships among peach, almond and 10 related Prunus species within the subgenus Amygdalus were investigated using simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers. P. glandulosa was included as an outgroup. The polymorphic alleles were scored as present or absent for each accession. The number of alleles revealed by the SSR analysis in peach and almond cultivars ranged from one to three whereas related Prunus species showed a range of one to 10 alleles.

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