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Investigating genetic diversity in sapucaia using inter simple sequence repeat markers

R. C. Borges, Santos, F. M. G., Maia, M. C. C., Lima, P. S. C., Valente, S. E. S., Borges, R. C., Santos, F. M. G., Maia, M. C. C., Lima, P. S. C., and Valente, S. E. S., Investigating genetic diversity in sapucaia using inter simple sequence repeat markers, vol. 15, p. -, 2016.

Sapucaia is a tree species originating from the Brazilian Amazon and is widely distributed in Brazil, especially in the mid-north region (Piauí and Maranhão states). Its seeds are rich in calories and proteins, and possess great potential for commercialization. Little is known about the genetic variability in the germplasm of most Lecythis species. Here, 11 inter-simple sequence repeat primers were used to estimate the genetic variability among 17 accessions, and to determine the levels of genetic variation and the standards of population structure in sapucaia.

Transferability of microsatellite markers of Capsicum annuum L. to C. frutescens L. and C. chinense Jacq.

S. I. C. Carvalho, Ragassi, C. F., Oliveira, I. B., Amaral, Z. P. S., Reifschneider, F. J. B., Faleiro, F. G., and Buso, G. S. C., Transferability of microsatellite markers of Capsicum annuum L. to C. frutescens L. and C. chinense Jacq., vol. 14, pp. 7937-7946, 2015.

In order to support further genetic, diversity, and phy­logeny studies of Capsicum species, the transferability of a Capsicum annuum L. simple sequence repeat (SSR) microsatellite set was ana­lyzed for C. frutescens L. (“malagueta” and “tabasco” peppers) and C. chinense Jacq. (smell peppers, among other types). A total of 185 SSR primers were evaluated in 12 accessions from 115 C. frutescens L. and 480 C. chinense Jacq, representing different types within each species. Transferability to C.

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