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Short Communication. Some wild bamboo clumps contain more than one genet

Franklin, Donald, Kaneko, S., Yamasaki, N. and Isagi, Y. (2008). Short Communication. Some wild bamboo clumps contain more than one genet. Australian Journal of Botany,56(5):433-436.

Document type: Journal Article

IRMA ID 73283902xPUB53
Title Short Communication. Some wild bamboo clumps contain more than one genet
Author Franklin, Donald
Kaneko, S.
Yamasaki, N.
Isagi, Y.
Journal Name Australian Journal of Botany
Publication Date 2008
Volume Number 56
Issue Number 5
ISSN 0067-1924   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Scopus ID 2-s2.0-47949119070
Start Page 433
End Page 436
Total Pages 4
Place of Publication Australia
Publisher CSIRO
Field of Research 0605 - Microbiology
0607 - Plant Biology
HERDC Category C1 - Journal Article (DEST)
Abstract In clumping clonal plants, the often discrete nature of clumps may be enhanced by competition among genets. We examined the genetic composition of clumps of Bambusa arnhemica F.Muell., a bamboo from northern Australia, by analysis of microsatellites. Three of ten clumps were demonstrably multiclonal, containing a minimum of two, four and five genets, respectively. This raises intriguing questions about the development of clumps and suggests that intergenet competition may at times be overwhelmed by the benefits of coloniality in B. arnhemica.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/BT08026   (check subscription with CDU E-Gateway service for CDU Staff and Students  check subscription with CDU E-Gateway in new window)
 
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