Assessment of genetic diversity among sorghum landraces and their wild/weedy relatives in western Kenya using simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers

@article{Fernandez2014AssessmentOG,
  title={Assessment of genetic diversity among sorghum landraces and their wild/weedy relatives in western Kenya using simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers},
  author={Maria G. Salas Fernandez and James A. Okeno and Evans Mutegi and Anania Fessehaie and Samantha Chalfant},
  journal={Conservation Genetics},
  year={2014},
  volume={15},
  pages={1269-1280}
}
Understanding the extent of gene exchange between cultivated sorghum and its wild/weedy relatives and the evolutionary processes (including farmers’ practices) that act to shape the structure of genetic diversity within and between them is an important aspect for germplasm conservation strategies, biosafety risk assessment, and crop improvement programs. In… CONTINUE READING