High-resolution skim genotyping by sequencing reveals the distribution of crossovers and gene conversions in Cicer arietinum and Brassica napus uri icon

abstract

  • The growth of next-generation DNA sequencing technologies has led to a rapid increase in sequence-based genotyping for applications including diversity assessment, genome structure validation and gene-trait association. We have established a skim-based genotyping by sequencing method for crop plants and applied this approach to genotype-segregating populations of Brassica napus and Cicer arietinum. Comparison of progeny genotypes with those of the parental individuals allowed the identification of crossover and non-crossover (gene conversion) events. Our results identify the positions of recombination events with high resolution, permitting the mapping and frequency assessment of recombination in segregating populations

publication date

  • 2015
  • 2015