Molecular marker based genetic diversity in forest tree populations

  title={Molecular marker based genetic diversity in forest tree populations},
  author={T. Gudeta},
Forest trees are largely undomesticated and highly heterozygous, due to their out crossing breeding systems and, therefore, have large effective population sizes.1 Despite the high number of known species, approximately 450 different forest tree species are actively part of a deliberate domestication process through tree improvement programs (FAO).2 Knowledge of the genetic diversity of the threatened tree species in any region of the world may contribute to the creation of effective strategies… Expand

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