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WEBINAR: Marker-Assisted Breeding as Next-Generation Strategy for Genetic Improvement of sweetpotato in Sub Saharan Africa

  Watch our LIVE presentation on  Marker-Assisted Breeding as Next-Generation Strategy for Genetic Improvement of sweetpotato in Sub Saharan Africa Thursday 24th March, 2016 at 4.00 pm EAT (Check your time zone) Duration: 40 mins Questions: 20 mins   Speakers Prof Craig Yencho – Distinguished Professor and Program Leader  Sweetpotato and Potato Breeding …

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A Genetic Linkage Map of Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L) Lam) Based on AFLP Markers

Genetic linkage maps of Tanzania and Bikilamaliya sweetpotatoes (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam), based on amplified fragment-length polymorphism (AFLP) were developed using a two-way pseudo-testcross. At a LOD score of 5, a total of 656 maternal and 469 paternal markers were ordered in 90 and 80 linkage groups, respectively, covering a …
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