Molecular Markers

  • Germán Spangenberg
  • Zeng-Yu Wang
  • Ingo Potrykus
Part of the Monographs on Theoretical and Applied Genetics book series (GENETICS, volume 23)


The development of molecular markers is based on naturally occurring polymorphism which has been shown to be widespread in natural populations and to differ markedly in different species (Evola et al. 1986; Burr 1994). Polymorphism can be revealed at different levels depending on the detection method used.


Tall Fescue Perennial Ryegrass Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Marker Italian Ryegrass Kentucky Bluegrass 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Germán Spangenberg
    • 1
  • Zeng-Yu Wang
    • 1
  • Ingo Potrykus
    • 2
  1. 1.Plant Sciences and Biotechnology, Agriculture Victoria, Department of Natural Resources and Environment and CRC for Molecular Plant BreedingLa Trobe UniversityBundooraAustralia
  2. 2.Institute of Plant SciencesSwiss Federal Institute of TechnologyZürichSwitzerland

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