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Genomic profiling of plastid DNA variation in the Mediterranean olive tree

Guillaume Besnard12*, Pilar Hernández3, Bouchaib Khadari4, Gabriel Dorado5 and Vincent Savolainen16

Author Affiliations

1 Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Buckhurst Road, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK

2 CNRS, UPS, ENFA, Laboratoire Evolution & Diversité Biologique, UMR 5174, 31062 Toulouse 4, France

3 Instituto de Agricultura Sostenible (IAS-CSIC), Alameda del Obispo s/n, 14080 Córdoba, Spain

4 INRA, CBNMED, UMR 1334 Amélioration Génétique et Adaptation des Plantes (AGAP), 34398 Montpellier, France

5 Dep. Bioquímica y Biología Molecular, Campus Rabanales C6-1-E17, Universidad de Córdoba, 14071 Córdoba, Spain

6 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3DS, UK

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BMC Plant Biology 2011, 11:80  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-11-80

Published: 10 May 2011

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Nucleotide substitutions between each pair of Olea plastid genomes.

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Loci features. Primers, allele size range, polymorphism type, genome location and corresponding names in previous studies are given

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Plastid DNA variation based on the 64 loci. a) Profiles for the 321 trees characterized in this study (including those for complete cpDNA genomes); and b) Different cpDNA haplotypes.

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PCR amplification and sequencing primers (5'->3') used to amplify and sequence the complete olive plastid genome.

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Characterised cultivars and their cpDNA haplotypes.

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Data matrix of the 26 cpDNA haplotypes for the reduced-median network analysis.

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