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Identification of AFLP markers linked to Fusarium wilt disease in pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.]

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0571.2015.00021.1    | Article Id: LR-2908 | Page : 126-130
Citation :- Identification of AFLP markers linked to Fusarium wilt disease in pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] .Legume Research.2015.(38):126-130
B.C. Ajay*, M. Byre Gowda, P.S. Prasad, G.N. Veerakumar, H. Prashanth babu, B.N. Gnanesh, S.C Venkatesh, K.N. Ganapathy, R. Abdul Fiyaz and K.T. Ramya ajaygpb@yahoo.co.in
Address : AICRP on Pigeonpea, ZARS, Uniersity of Agricultural Science, GKVK, Bengaluru.

Abstract

An experiment was conducted to identify markers linked to Fusarium wilt disease resistance, Parents namely TTB 7 and ICP 8863 were screened using 151 SSRs markers and 16 AFLP primer combinations. Parental screening revealed five SSR primers and 12 AFLP primer combinations polymorphic between parents. Bulk segregant analysis identified five AFLP primer combinations generating seven markers polymorphic between resistant and susceptible bulks while, none of the SSR markers were polymorphic. This indicates that, these markers are putatively linked to wilt disease. Screening of F2 segregating population of cross TTB 7 x ICP 8863 with these putatively linked markers revealed four markers (E-AAT/M-CTG850, E-TCG/M-CTT650, E-TCG/M-CTA730 and E-TCG/M-CTT230) which segregated in 3:1 mendelian pattern. Simple linear regression performed on these four markers had identified two markers namely E-TCG/M-CTT650 and E-TCG/M-CTA730 linked to disease.

Keywords

AFLP BSA Fusarium wilt disease Linkage Pigeonpea.

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