Comparison of Hemp Varieties Using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Markers

  title={Comparison of Hemp Varieties Using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA Markers},
  author={S. Forapani and Andrea Carboni and Claudia Paoletti and V. M. Cristiana Moliterni and Paolo Ranalli and Giuseppe Mandolino},
  journal={Crop Science},
The objective was to study the genetic structure and degree of variability of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) varieties. Six varieties of hemp were analyzed by random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis, using 10 plants per variety. The varieties were a dioecious landrace, a dioecious selection from it, a cross-bred cultivar, a monoecious variety, a drug strain, and an inbred female line. The genetic complexity of each cultivar was investigated by determining the number of bands produced by the… 

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