New short communication on plant genetic resources

Posted on 2023-05-05

Microsatellite primers are a valuable tool to use for both observational and experimental studies in numerous taxa. Here, we develop 18 and 16 microsatellite markers for the widespread duckweeds Lemna minor L. and Spirodela polyrhiza (L.) Schleid, respectively. All 18 L. minor primers and 12 of the 16 S. polyrhiza primers amplified polymorphic loci when tested on samples from Europe or Western Pennsylvania, USA.

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