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Using morphological diagnosis and molecular markers to assess the clonal fidelity of micropropagated Echinacea purpurea regenerants
Author(s): S. J. Chuang, C. L. Chen, J. J. Chen and J. M. Sung
Journal: Biologia Plantarum
Article Topic(s): Genetics, Propagation, Provenance, Seed source, Ecotype
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Echinacea purpurea (Eastern purple coneflower),
AbstractCompares the genetic similarity of micropropagated Echinacea purpurea plants to their donor plant. The study uses morphological characteristics and amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analysis. The majority of plants were normal while a small minority were aberrant. The aberrant regenerants were found to be off-types.
Suggested CitationS. J. Chuang, C. L. Chen, J. J. Chen and J. M. Sung. "Using morphological diagnosis and molecular markers to assess the clonal fidelity of micropropagated Echinacea purpurea regenerants." Biologia Plantarum 54.3 (2010): 539-542.