The ecological provenance of phenotypic and genotypic variation in mustard [Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. & Coss.] accessions in Sri Lanka

S.R. Weerakoon, S. Somaratne, P.K.D. Peiris, O.V.D.S.J. Weerasena
Over 60 mustard accessions have been reported in Sri Lanka, and the ecological provenance of these accessions is yet to be solved. This study was conducted to trace the ecological origin of Sri Lankan accessions. Thirty-five agro-morphological characters were recorded from plants grown in pot experiments, and the same plants were used to extract leaf DNA. Fluorescence-based amplified fragment length polymorphic marker technology with 12 primers was used to detect molecular variability. Morphological grouping patterns of accessions were observed with respect to ecological provenance. Molecular analysis suggested that the accessions are ecologically diversified, but genetically homogenous.
Weerakoon, S.R., Somaratne, S., Peiris, P.K.D. and Weerasena, O.V.D.S.J. (2016). The ecological provenance of phenotypic and genotypic variation in mustard [Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. & Coss.] accessions in Sri Lanka. Acta Hortic. 1127, 503-504
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1127.79
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1127.79
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