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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2010 Vol.11 No.10 P.792-800


Assessment of genetic diversity by simple sequence repeat markers among forty elite varieties in the germplasm for malting barley breeding

Author(s):  Jun-mei Wang, Jian-ming Yang, Jing-huan Zhu, Qiao-jun Jia, Yue-zhi Tao

Affiliation(s):  Institute of Crop and Nuclear Technology Utilization, Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hangzhou 310021, China

Corresponding email(s):   jmyang@163.com, tao_yuezhi@hotmail.com

Key Words:  Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), Genetic similarity, Simple sequence repeat (SSR) marker, Cluster analysis, Genetic diversity

Jun-mei Wang, Jian-ming Yang, Jing-huan Zhu, Qiao-jun Jia, Yue-zhi Tao. Assessment of genetic diversity by simple sequence repeat markers among forty elite varieties in the germplasm for malting barley breeding[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2010, 11(10): 792-800.

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The genetic diversity and relationship among 40 elite barley varieties were analyzed based on simple sequence repeat (SSR) genotyping data. The amplified fragments from SSR primers were highly polymorphic in the barley accessions investigated. A total of 85 alleles were detected at 35 SSR loci, and allelic variations existed at 29 SSR loci. The allele number per locus ranged from 1 to 5 with an average of 2.4 alleles per locus detected from the 40 barley accessions. A cluster analysis based on the genetic similarity coefficients was conducted and the 40 varieties were classified into two groups. Seven malting barley varieties from China fell into the same subgroup. It was found that the genetic diversity within the Chinese malting barley varieties was narrower than that in other barley germplasm sources, suggesting the importance and feasibility of introducing elite genotypes from different origins for malting barley breeding in China.

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