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High genetic diversity in a rare and endangered sunflower as compared to a common congener
Author(s): J. R. Ellis, C. H. Pashley, J. M. Burke and D. E. McCauley
Journal: Molecular Ecology
Article Topic(s): Genetics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Helianthus angustifolius (Swamp sunflower),
AbstractDiscusses the utility of using expressed sequence tag (EST) databases in the genetic analysis of rare, endangered, or invasive plant species. The article highlight the case of using ESTs from the cultivated sunflower, Helianthus annuus, to sequence the rare sunflower, Helianthus verticillatus.
Suggested CitationJ. R. Ellis, C. H. Pashley, J. M. Burke and D. E. McCauley. "High genetic diversity in a rare and endangered sunflower as compared to a common congener." Molecular Ecology 15.9 (2006): 2345-2355.