Evolving Molecular Marker Technologies in Plants: From RFLPs to GBS

  title={Evolving Molecular Marker Technologies in Plants: From RFLPs to GBS},
  author={R R Mir and R R Mir and Pavana J Hiremath and Oscar Riera-Lizarazu and Rajeev Kumar Varshney and Rajeev Kumar Varshney and Rajeev Kumar Varshney},
Molecular markers have proven to be useful tools for genetics and molecular breeding of crop plants, starting with low-throughput RFLPs (restriction fragment length polymorphisms) in 1980 and culminating in ultra high-throughput SNPs at present. Molecular marker technology has continuously evolved from hybridization-based RFLPs to PCR-based RAPDs, AFLPs, and SSRs, and finally high-throughput SNPs. More recently, ultra high-throughput genotyping by sequencing (GBS) has been established. Among… 

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