6. Applications of Molecular Markers in Plant Conservation

  1. Robert J. Henry
  1. Maurizio Rossetto1 and
  2. Paul D. Rymer2

Published Online: 10 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118473023.ch6

Molecular Markers in Plants

Molecular Markers in Plants

How to Cite

Rossetto, M. and Rymer, P. D. (2012) Applications of Molecular Markers in Plant Conservation, in Molecular Markers in Plants (ed R. J. Henry), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118473023.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Herbarium of NSW, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust, Sydney, Australia

  2. 2

    Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Richmond, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470959510

Online ISBN: 9781118473023



  • plant conservation molecular markers, and conservation genetics;
  • population genetic research/molecular variation, and distribution;
  • hypervariable dominant/codominant genotype in inbreeding;
  • inbreeding depression, self/outcrossed fitness estimates;
  • genotyping and NGS, and levels of variation;
  • environmental heterogeneity in genotypic distribution;
  • conservation biologists, and population sampling for plastid sequencing;
  • molecular markers in conservation genetics, AFLPs/SSRs/Shotgun NGS;
  • DNA barcoding, and sequence information from standardized;
  • DNA as tag, landscape genetics/ ESUs and NGS in populations


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Traditional Approaches

  • The Way Forward

  • Conclusion

  • References