A simple PCR-based marker to determine sex in aspen.

@article{Pakull2015ASP,
  title={A simple PCR-based marker to determine sex in aspen.},
  author={Birte Pakull and Birgit Kersten and J Lueneburg and Matthias Fladung},
  journal={Plant biology},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={256-61}
}
The genus Populus features a genetically controlled sex determination system, located on chromosome 19. However, different Populus species vary in the position of the sex-linked region on the respective chromosome and the apparent heterogametic sex, and the precise mechanism of sex determination in Populus is still unknown. Using next generation sequencing… CONTINUE READING