Phylogenetic implications of the internal transcribed spacers of nrDNA and chloroplast DNA fragments of Musa in deciphering the ambiguities related to the sectional classification of the genus

  title={Phylogenetic implications of the internal transcribed spacers of nrDNA and chloroplast DNA fragments of Musa in deciphering the ambiguities related to the sectional classification of the genus},
  author={Animos Lamare and Arman Mahmoudi Otaghvari and Satyawada Rama Rao},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
The genus Musa L. comprises of economically important bananas and has been divided into five sections based on their chromosome number and morphological characteristics viz., Australimusa, Callimusa, Eumusa, Rhodochlamys and Ingentimusa. However, this sectional classification has long been disputed. In this study, we present data on sequenced multiple DNA fragments from the maternally inherited chloroplast genome (atpB-rbcL spacer, trnK-matK intron and psbK-psbI spacer) and the biparentally… 

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