Lezar S, Myburg AA, Berger DK, Wingfield MJ, Wingfield BD

Published: Theor Appl Genet, November 2004, Volume 109(7), Page 1329-36. PMID: 15290050 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Development of improved Eucalyptus genotypes involves the routine identification of breeding stock and superior clones. Currently, microsatellites and random amplified polymorphic DNA markers are the most widely used DNA-based techniques for fingerprinting of these trees. While these techniques have provided rapid and powerful fingerprinting assays, they are constrained by their reliance on gel or capillary electrophoresis, and therefore, relatively low throughput of fragment analysis.