Association Mapping for Important Agronomic Traits in Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) Core Collection Using Microsatellite Markers

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Ambreen, Heena ; Kumar, Shivendra ; Kumar, Amar ; Agarwal, Manu ; Jagannath, Arun ; Goel, Shailendra (2018)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science, volume 9 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00402/full, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00402, pmc: PMC5885069
  • Subject: core collections | Plant culture | SB1-1110 | SSR markers | population structure | association mapping | kinship analysis | Plant Science | Original Research | safflower

Carthamus tinctorius L. (safflower) is an important oilseed crop producing seed oil rich in unsaturated fatty acids. Scarcity of identified marker-trait associations is a major limitation toward development of successful marker-assisted breeding programs in safflower. I... View more
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