David L. Porter

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Micropsectra sedna (Oliver, 1976) is a parthenogenetic midge from the Canadian Arctic. The parthenogenetic mechanism is apomictic thelytoky, with a restitutional division during oogenesis, as found in other parthenogenetic Chironomidae. It is triploid, with two similar chromosome sets, and the third is relatively dissimilar, pairing little with the diploid(More)
Despite the economical importance of shiitake (Lentinula ssp.) mushrooms, until the present date little information exists on cultivated and wild species in correlation with geographic origin applying molecular techniques. Use of a high resolution molecular tool like AFLP for assessing genetic similarity and geographical diversity would be an important step(More)
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