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Genetic diversity of Amaranthus species from the Indo-Gangetic plains revealed by RAPD analysis leading to the development of ecotype-specific SCAR marker

Ray, T.; Roy, S.Chandra.

Journal of Heredity 100(3): 338-347

2008


ISSN/ISBN: 0022-1503
PMID: 19060233
DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esn102
Accession: 024741428

Genetic diversity and relationships among 6 Amaranthus species from 8 phytogeographic regions of the Indo-Gangetic plains were analyzed using a random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) marker. RAPD primers yielded a total of 262 amplicons, ranging from approximately 250 to approximately 3000 bp in size with an average of 13.1 amplicons per primer, of which 254 amplicons (96.94%) were polymorphic.

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