Plant DNA Fingerprinting and Profiling

  • Pierre Saumitou-Laprade
  • Yves Piquot
  • Olivier Raspé
  • Jacqueline Bernard
  • Klaas Vrieling
Part of the Methods and Tools in Biosciences and Medicine book series (MTBM)


DNA fingerprinting has been successfully applied to plants to develop genetic profiles. It has become an important tool in diverse fields of plant population research, e.g. the study of breeding systems (sexual versus asexual reproduction in clonal plant species, estimating of selfing rates, paternity and maternity analysis), genetic relatedness between or within species and populations, assessment of gene flow and gene identification.


AFLP Marker cpDNA Haplotype RFLP Probe Clonal Plant Species Methyl Ammonium Bromide 
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  • Pierre Saumitou-Laprade
  • Yves Piquot
  • Olivier Raspé
  • Jacqueline Bernard
  • Klaas Vrieling

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