DNA Extraction and Marker-Assisted Selection

Plant Breeding and Genomics November 29, 2018 Print Friendly and PDF


David M. Francis, The Ohio State University

This video outlines the basic steps of DNA extraction, provides an introduction to molecular markers and gel electrophoresis, and presents an overview of marker-assisted selection.

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Development of this page was supported in part by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Solanaceae Coordinated Agricultural Project, agreement 2009-85606-05673, administered by Michigan State University. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the United States Department of Agriculture.


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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.