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Genetic purity assessment of D x T hybrids in coconut with SSR markers

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Assessment of genetic purity in coconut hybrids was done
using molecular markers. A set of 50 hyperpolymorphic
coconut SSR markers were utilized to characterize
parental lines Chowghat Green Dwarf (CGD) and West
Coast Tall (WCT) used for hybrid coconut production. A
panel of 17 informative SSR markers capable of
distinguishing these parental lines was identified and
these markers were utilized in DxT hybrid seedling purity
assessments in coconut nurseries.

Keywords: Coconut, hybrids, genetic purity, microsatellite markers

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Year: 2012
Volume: 72
Issue: 4
Article DOI: N/A
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906

Authors

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R. J.Thomas info_circle
J. Rijith info_circle
M. Shareefa and P. M. Jacob info_circle

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