Evidence from RAPD markers in the evolution ofEchinochloa millets (Poaceae)

@article{Hilu2004EvidenceFR,
  title={Evidence from RAPD markers in the evolution ofEchinochloa millets (Poaceae)},
  author={Khidir W Hilu},
  journal={Plant Systematics and Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={189},
  pages={247-257}
}
  • K. Hilu
  • Published 28 August 1994
  • Biology
  • Plant Systematics and Evolution
Echinochloa (Poaceae) includes two domesticated species,Echinochloa utilis (Japanese barnyard millet) andE. frumentacea (Indian sawa millet) and 20–30 wild species. The two millets are morphologically very variable and overlap in spikelet and inflorescence characteristics. Both species are hexaploids based on x = 9. Cytogenetic studies point to the hexaploid wild speciesE. crusgalli andE. colona as possible progenitors ofE. utilis andE. frumentacea, respectively. The tetraploidE. oryzoides is… 
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