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Analysis of SSRs derived from grape ESTs
Results show that EST-derived SSRs in Vitis are useful as they are polymorphic and highly transferable and have many potential applications in mapping and identity research. Expand
Microsatellite markers have recently become the favourite type of DNA marker for identification of grapevine cultivars, and their properties enable a wide range of applications from cultivarExpand
Molecular analyses suggest a need for a significant rearrangement of Rutaceae subfamilies and a minor reassessment of species relationships withinFlindersia
Analysis of sequence data for five Rutaceae subfamilies has shown that there is no molecular support for the current subfamily classifications within the Rutaceae, suggesting a reassessment of the subfamily classification is necessary. Expand
Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in Bemisia tabaci
The microsatellites amplified best in individuals from genetic groups representing the Mediterranean, Middle East, Asia, Asia and Australasia/Oceania and amplified less well with populations from sub-Saharan Africa and the New World. Expand
The importance of species identity in the biocontrol process: identifying the subspecies of Acacia nilotica (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) by genetic distance and the implications for biological control
Patterns of DNA sequence variation from each of the nine described subspecies of Acacia nilotica (L.) Delile are used to determine their genetic similarity, to verify if the Australian populations are A. nilotICA ssp. Expand
Genetic shifts in Helicoverpa armigera Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) over a year in the Dawson/Callide Valleys
The results detected genetic shifts in H. armigera collections, with genetic changes occurring month by month, and indicates a need for the continuation of regional or Australia-wide approaches to management of the low levels of immigration that are occurring, and for future high pest pressure years. Expand
Is the Genus Cissus (Vitaceae) Monophyletic? Evidence from Plastid and Nuclear Ribosomal DNA
The results suggest that these five species currently classified as Cissus should be segregated from the genus, corroborating the morphological inconsistencies reported previously and providing new insights into the relationships within a number of Vitaceae genera. Expand
Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci from Helicoverpa armigera Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Five microsatellite loci are presented for Helicoverpa armigera, overcoming previously reported difficulties with obtaining microsatellites from H. armigersa and other Lepidoptera due to the low frequency of microSatellites in their genomes. Expand
Gene-flow between populations of cotton bollworm Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is highly variable between years
Abstract Both large and small scale migrations of Helicoverpa armigera Hübner in Australia were investigated using AMOVA analysis and genetic assignment tests. Five microsatellite loci were screenedExpand
Genes associated with the end of dormancy in grapes
The results of this study show that even in the dormant state, gene expression in the buds is high, particularly leading up to the buds’ release from dormancy. Expand