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The potential of AFLPs in biosystematics: A first application inSolanum taxonomy(Solanaceae)
Using the AFLP technique highly informative DNA fingerprints were generated from 19 taxa ofSolanum sect.Petota (potatoes) and three taxa ofSolanum sect.Lycopersicum (tomatoes). Both phenetic andExpand
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Collapse of morphological species in the wild potato Solanum brevicaule complex (Solanaceae: sect. Petota).
The major cultivated potato, Solanum tuberosum, and six other related cultivated species, are hypothesized to have arisen from a group of weedy relatives indigenous to the central Andes of centralExpand
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A biosystematic analysis of Solanum acaule
This thesis describes a biosysternatic analysis of the allotetraploid species Solanum acaule . Solanum acaule is one of the circa 200 tuber-bearing Solanum species ( Solanum sect. Petota ,Expand
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The wild ancestors of cultivated potato: the brevicaule‐complex
SUMMARY The closest relatives of the cultivated potato comprise a group of morphologically very similar species, which have been designated as the brevicaule-complex. The interrelationships amongExpand
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Isolation of the lily embryo sac
SummaryA 5%–8% yield of isolated embryo sacs of Lilium longiflorum was obtained using an enzymatic isolation procedure. The best results were obtained with a maceration mixture containing mannitol,Expand
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The floral abscission zone in series Acaulia and related taxa of Solanum section Petota
Species of the genus Solanum usually possess pedicels with a floral abscission zone, which is designated the "articulation" or "joint." A distinct group of tuber-bearing wild potatoes, seriesExpand
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