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Genetic diversity of seven deciduous azalea species (Rhododendron spp. section Pentanthera) native to the eastern United States

Author(s): M. Chappell, C. Robacker and T. M. Jenkins

Month: May
Year: 2008

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science
Journal Link: http://journal.ashspublications.org/
Volume: 133
Issue: 3
Pages: 374-382

Article Topic(s): Genetics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Rhododendron austrinum (Orange azalea), Rhododendron viscosum (Swamp azalea),

Abstract

The genetic diversity of 7 azalea species was studied at 25 sites in the eastern United States. AFLP analysis revealed that most genetic diversity occurred within populations with little differentiation among populations.

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M. Chappell, C. Robacker and T. M. Jenkins. "Genetic diversity of seven deciduous azalea species (Rhododendron spp. section Pentanthera) native to the eastern United States." Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 133.3 (2008): 374-382.

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ISSN: 0003-1062

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