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|Title:||Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for turmeric (Curcuma longa)|
|Author:||Sigrist, M. S.|
Pinheiro, J. B.
Azevedo-Filho, J. A.
Colombo, C. A.
Bajay, M. M.
Lima, P. F.
Camilo, F. R.
Souza, A. P.
Zucchi, M. I.
|Abstract:||P>Curcuma longa L. is a sterile, triploid, vegetatively-propagated crop cultivated mainly in Southeast Asia. When dried rhizomes are ground, the resulting yellow powder is used by the food industry as a natural food dye. Moreover, many pharmacological compounds have broadened the commercial application of the crop. However, conventional breeding is difficult and hence, improvement has been limited to germplasm selection. To better utilize the germplasm collections and facilitate genotype selection, a total of 17 polymorphic microsatellite loci were developed using a CT/GT/CTT enriched genomic library. All microsatellites resulted in amplified PCR products, showing a banding pattern of 2-11 polymorphic bands per locus, enabling genotype discrimination. These results can be used in further studies aimed at characterizing C. longa genetic resource collections and also to improve breeding strategies|
|Appears in Collections:||IQ - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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