Russian Journal of Genetics

, Volume 50, Issue 4, pp 378–386 | Cite as

Nucleotide polymorphism of the Srlk gene that determines salt stress tolerance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)

  • M. S. Vishnevskaya
  • A. V. Pavlov
  • E. A. Dzyubenko
  • N. I. Dzyubenko
  • E. K. PotokinaEmail author
Plant Genetics


Based on legume genome syntheny, the nucleotide sequence of Srlk gene, key role of which in response to salt stress was demonstrated for the model species Medicago truncatula, was identified in the major forage and siderate crop alfalfa (Medicago sativa). In twelve alfalfa samples originating from regions with contrasting growing conditions, 19 SNPs were revealed in the Srlk gene. For two nonsynonymous SNPs, molecular markers were designed that could be further used to analyze the association between Srlk gene nucleotide polymorphism and the variability in salt stress tolerance among alfalfa cultivars.


Salt Stress Salt Stress Condition Unweighted Pair Group Method With Arithmetic Russia Research Institute Salt Stress Tolerance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. S. Vishnevskaya
    • 1
  • A. V. Pavlov
    • 1
  • E. A. Dzyubenko
    • 1
  • N. I. Dzyubenko
    • 1
  • E. K. Potokina
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Vavilov All-Russia Institute of Plant IndustrySt. PetersburgRussia

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