Molecular Analysis of a Vanilla Hybrid Cultivated in Costa Rica

Faith C. Belanger, Daphna Havkin-Frenkel

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7 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Vanilla Science and Technology
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781405193252
StatePublished - Nov 23 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


  • CLUSTAL-X program-aligning DNA sequences
  • Fusarium resistance of cultivar-"Tsy Taitry" developed in Madagascar
  • Interspecific hybridization between V. planifolia and V. odorata-origin of commercially important species V. tahitensis
  • Molecular analysis-of vanilla hybrid cultivated in Costa Rica
  • Natural interspecific hybridization-important factor in plant speciation
  • PCR amplification, cloning and DNA sequencing
  • Rooted maximum parsimony phylogenetic tree-of chloroplast Psab sequences
  • Rooted maximum parsimony phylogenetic tree-of nuclear ITS sequences
  • V. tahitensis, cultivated in Tahiti and Papua New Guinea-speculation and folklore
  • Vanilla cultivar-in Costa Rica, hybrid between V. planifolia and V. pompona

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