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Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Report 14:138 (article 45) 1991

Linkage Groups in Watermelon

Seven linkage groups with 24 loci have been identified so far in watermelon. A schematic linkage map is shown below:

  Est-2 Got-1 y Pgi-1 Pgd-1 Dia-1 Est-1
5  
13
13
       
  Skdh-2    
     
 
32
  Gdh-2
Got-4 20
20
   
37   Got-2
14
  Aps-2
For-1 30
 
  Tpi-1            
 
12
    Pgi-2     Adh-1
35   Spr-4 40          
  Fdp-1            
      Pgm-1        
31  
11
         
  Sod-1   su        
18              
  Prx-1            
3              
  Prx-2            
20              
  Prx-3            
Me-1, Spr-5, Lap-1 and Aco-2 were independent of the above linkage groups.

References

  1. Navot, N., M. Sarfatti and D. Zamir. 1990. Linkage relationships of genes affecting bitterness and flesh color in watermelon. J. Hered. 81:162-165.
  2. Navot, N. and D. Zamir. 1986. Linkage relationships of 19 protein coding genes in watermelon. Theor. Appl. Genet. 72:274-278.
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