Isolation and characterization of microsatellite primers for an invasive weed, Solanum rostratum (Solanaceae).

  title={Isolation and characterization of microsatellite primers for an invasive weed, Solanum rostratum (Solanaceae).},
  author={Lin Zhu and Xing-Mei Zheng and An-Ru Lou},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  volume={98 6},
PREMISE OF THE STUDY We developed microsatellite primers and tested the polymorphism of seven populations of Solanum rostratum distributed throughout their range in China. These will be useful for biologists to study the mating systems and genetic diversity and differentiation of S. rostratum in its native range in Mexico and in its current distribution throughout the world. METHODS AND RESULTS Five polymorphic microsatellites were identified for Solanum rostratum. The number of alleles per… 

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