Self-fertilization is the main sexual reproduction mechanism in native wine yeast populations.

@article{Cubillos2009SelffertilizationIT,
  title={Self-fertilization is the main sexual reproduction mechanism in native wine yeast populations.},
  author={Francisco A. Cubillos and Claudia V{\'a}squez and Sylvain Faugeron and A. Amutha Ganga and Claudio Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={FEMS microbiology ecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={162-70}
}
Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a model eukaryotic organism for classical genetics and genomics, and yet its ecology is still largely unknown. In this work, a population genetic analysis was performed on five yeast populations isolated from wine-making areas with different enological practices using simple sequence repeats and restriction fragment length polymorphism of mitochondrial DNA as molecular markers on 292 strains. In accordance with other studies, genome size estimation suggests that… CONTINUE READING

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