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Chandra S. Thammina, David L. Kidwell-Slak, Stefan Lura and Margaret R. Pooler

, unwinged, and consistently dehiscent pods ( Li, 1944 ; Robertson and Lee, 1976 ). The objective of this study was to evaluate the genetic diversity and identity of accessions of Asian Cercis taxa in the collections at the USNA. Our confidence in the

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Darren H. Touchell, Thomas G. Ranney, Dilip R. Panthee, Ronald J. Gehl and Alexander Krings

; Perdue, 1958 ). Since its introduction, giant reed has been widely cultivated in North America and has escaped cultivation in some areas ( Perdue, 1958 ). Genetic diversity is important for the selection, cultivation, and potential breeding of A. donax

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Àngel Fernández i Martí, José M. Alonso, María T. Espiau, María J. Rubio-Cabetas and Rafel Socias i Company

from a restricted germplasm often limited their genetic diversity, as shown in most islands of the Mediterranean Sea. Thus, the Mediterranean area is considered as a secondary source of domestication for almond ( Felipe, 2000 ; Kester et al., 1991

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Marko Maras, Jelka Šuštar-Vozlič, Wolfgang Kainz and Vladimir Meglič

adaptation to new ecological and manmade conditions. Thousands of landraces, old and modern cultivars, are cultivated and maintained in gene banks across the European continent. Genetic diversity of the collections has been evaluated in numerous studies using

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Xingbo Wu and Lisa W. Alexander

goals of this research were to apply genotyping-by-sequencing to discover SNPs for bigleaf hydrangea cultivars, investigate the genetic diversity and population structure of H. macrophylla cultivars, and determine the disputed taxonomic classification

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Yuan Yu, Chunxian Chen, Ming Huang, Qibin Yu, Dongliang Du, Matthew R. Mattia and Frederick G. Gmitter Jr.

of Agriculture and Consumer Services) in Winter Haven, FL, using the previously used 1536-SNP genotyping assay ( Yu et al., 2016 , 2017 , 2018 ), and to determine their SNP fingerprints and to assess genetic diversity, population structure, and

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Isabelle Y. Delannay, Jack E. Staub and Jin Feng Chen

The genetic diversity of cucumber [ C. sativus (2n = 2x = 24)] market types and exotic germplasm (i.e., PIs) has been well documented and found to be extremely narrow [3%–8% polymorphisms among elite and exotic germplasm and 12% between botanical

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Gayle M. Volk, Christopher M. Richards, Ann A. Reilley, Adam D. Henk, Patrick A. Reeves, Philip L. Forsline and Herb S. Aldwinckle

. orientalis natural habitat, trees exhibit a range of vegetative and fruit characters ( Güleryüz, 1988 ). Fruit are often small (2–3.5 cm), sour/sweet, astringent, and bitter ( Khoshbakht and Hammer, 2005 ). Evaluations of genetic diversity of wild Malus

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Njung’e Vincent Michael, Pamela Moon, Yuqing Fu and Geoffrey Meru

genetic basis of crown rot resistance in these accessions that would inform breeders of best strategies for accumulating diverse disease resistance alleles through gene pyramiding is currently lacking. In addition, information on the genetic diversity

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Yi Tan, Baisha Li, Yi Wang, Ting Wu, Zhenhai Han and Xinzhong Zhang

cultured on the growth medium (MS + 0.5 mg·L −1 6-BA + 0.5 mg·L −1 IBA) (bar = 1 cm). One hundred and fifty-three Malus germplasm accessions were used for the assessment of genetic diversity in regeneration capacity, including 11 Chinese domestic