Turkish Journal of Botany




This study included 30 plants that were randomly selected from a larger progeny population obtained from a complex intergeneric cross of {C. grandis (L.) Osb. x [C. paradisi Macf. x Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf.]} x {[(C. paradisi Macf. x P. trifoliata (L.) Raf.) x C. reticulata Blanco] x [(C. paradisi Macf. x Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf.) x C. sinensis (L.) Osb.]}. Genomic DNA was extracted from leaf samples of these plants and analysed for polymorphisms by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), using 10-mer random primers. A total of 111 random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers were identified using 38 random primers. A genetic linkage map of the progeny population was constructed with these RAPD markers. The map contains 63 markers distributed into 9 linkage groups, which possibly correspond to the 9 haploid chromosomes of Citrus. The total maximum length of the linkage map generated in this study was 314.8 cM, with an average map distance of 5.07 cM between markers.


Citrus, DNA markers, RAPD markers, genetic linkage mapping

First Page


Last Page


Included in

Botany Commons