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A synopsis of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) in the Americas
The genus Ipomoea comprises the largest number of species within the Convolvulaceae. Throughout the world Ipomoea is usually estimated to contain c. 500 species (e.g., Mabberley, 1989; McDonald &Expand
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Assessing the Geographic Representativeness of Genebank Collections: the Case of Bolivian Wild Potatoes
: Genebank collection databases can be used for ecogeographical studies under the assumption that the accessions are a geographically unbiased sample. We evaluated the representativeness of aExpand
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Assessing genetic diversity of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) cultivars from tropical America using AFLP
The sweet potato genebank at the International Potato Center (CIP) maintains 5,526 cultivated I. batatas accessions from 57 countries. Knowledge of the genetic structure in this collection isExpand
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Marker-assisted sampling of the cultivated Andean potato Solanum phureja collection using RAPD markers
The potato crop originated in the Andean highlands where numerous farmer's varieties and non-cultivated wild species exist. An Andean potato collection is held in trust at the International PotatoExpand
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Reclassification of landrace populations of cultivated potatoes (Solanum sect. Petota).
Cultivated potatoes have been classified as species under the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (ICBN) and as cultivar-groups under the International Code of Nomenclature of CultivatedExpand
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Descriptors for sweet potato.
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Genetic diversity and geographic pattern in early South American cotton domestication
Amplified fragment length polymorphism fingerprinting was applied to survey the genetic diversity of primitive South American Gossypium barbadense cotton for establishing a possible link to itsExpand
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Influence of a flavonoid (formononetin) on mycorrhizal activity and potato crop productivity in the highlands of Peru
Mycorrhizal fungi serve as biofertilizers, reduce plant stress, and can increase plant productivity. Since the potato originated from the highlands of Peru and Bolivia, a goal of this research was toExpand
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Selecting a Peruvian sweetpotato core collection on the basis of morphological, eco-geographical, and disease and pest reaction data
Abstract Sweetpotato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.] ranks among the seven most important food crops of the world. The International Potato Center (CIP) holds one of the largest sweetpotato (2n=6x=90)Expand
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RAPD variation in sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) cultivars from South America and Papua New Guinea
The island of New Guinea is considered a secondary center on diversity for sweetpotato, because of its range of isolated ecological niches and large number of cultivars found within a small area.Expand
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