Genetic evidence for early flax domestication with capsular dehiscence

@article{Fu2010GeneticEF,
  title={Genetic evidence for early flax domestication with capsular dehiscence},
  author={Yong-Bi Fu},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
  year={2010},
  volume={58},
  pages={1119-1128}
}
  • Yong-Bi Fu
  • Published 2 February 2011
  • Biology
  • Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution
Flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) is the earliest oil and fibre crop, but little is known about its domestication process. Attempt was made here to assess genetic relationships of 63 Linum accessions representing seven typical groups of cultivated flax and its wild progenitor, pale flax (Linum bienne Mill.), by using 49 informative expressed sequence tag-derived simple sequence repeat (EST-SSR) primer pairs. The seven groups were pale flax from Turkey, pale flax from other countries, and five… 

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