A universal molecular method for identifying underground plant parts to species.

@article{Linder2000AUM,
  title={A universal molecular method for identifying underground plant parts to species.},
  author={C. Randal Linder and Laurie A. Moore and Robert B. Jackson},
  journal={Molecular ecology},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 10},
  pages={1549-59}
}
As part of a large project to determine rooting depth and resource uptake on the Edwards Plateau of central Texas, we developed a DNA-based technique that allows the below-ground parts of all plants to be identified to the level of genus and usually to species. Identification is achieved by comparing DNA sequences of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of the 18S-26S nuclear ribosomal DNA repeat, derived from below-ground plant material, with a reference ITS region database for plants… CONTINUE READING

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