Use of molecular marker methods in the classification of bamboo taxa: A review


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Khin, C. N. ., Veres, A., & Neményi, A. (2022). Use of molecular marker methods in the classification of bamboo taxa: A review. Acta Agraria Debreceniensis, 1, 51-59.
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Accepted 2022-03-28
Published 2022-05-26

Bamboo plants are currently attractive to researchers because of their versatile uses. Understanding the bamboos’ genetic level is needed to develop new varieties. Taxonomic identification is the basis for plant development. Bamboos were identified as their taxonomical morphological characters which are dependent on environmental factors. Molecular Marker techniques can be used to perform accurate genotype identification, which can be used for genetic diversity analyses. The RFLP, RAPD, AFLP, SSR, ISSR, iPBS, SCARS, SCoT, SRAP marker systems have been shown to be able to efficiently determine the genetic diversity of bamboo species based on genotyping. This paper summarizes research that aims to analyze the genetic diversity of bamboo species on a molecular basis.

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