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Publications of : F.D. Miranda
Plant Genetics   Research Article

Genetic diversity of Plathymenia reticulata Benth. in fragments of Atlantic Forest in southeastern Brazil

Studies of genetic diversity in natural populations are important for the definition of conservation strategies, especially in populations reduced by processes of fragmentation and continuous forest extraction. Molecular markers stand out as interesting tools for these studies. The objective of this research was to characterize the diversity and genetic structure of.. Read More»

Genet. Mol. Res. 16(3): gmr16039775

DOI: 10.4238/gmr16039775

Plant Genetics   Research Article

Genetic diversity in three natural populations of Pitcairnia flammea (l.) John (Bromeliaceae) estimated by ISSR markers

    F.B. Souza-Sobreira, G.B. Souza, C.C.G. Rosado, F.D. Miranda, T.C.B. Soares, A.B.P.L. Gontijo

Bromeliads are greatly represented in the Atlantic Forest, although many species are threatened with extinction owing to habitat fragmentation and intense extraction for ornamental purposes. Therefore, it is necessary to conduct studies generating knowledge about genetic diversity and the distribution of this diversity among and within natural populations to establi.. Read More»

Genet. Mol. Res. 14(4): 2015.December.3.1

DOI: 10.4238/2015.December.3.1

Human Genetics   Research Article

Genetic structure and diversity of Senefeldera verticillata (Euphorbiaceae) in semideciduous seasonal forest fragments

Senefeldera verticillata (Euphorbiaceae) is a species that exclusively occurs in the Atlantic Forest; it is used in the restoration and recovery of degraded areas and has therapeutic uses. Due to the scarcity of information on genetic patterns of this species, genetic diversity was characterized by the use of molecular markers, Inter Simple Sequence Repeats (ISSR). .. Read More»

Genet. Mol. Res. 17(3): http://dx.doi.org/gmr18059

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4238/gmr18059

Plant Genetics   Research Article

Genetic diversity of Schizolobium parahyba var. amazonicum (Huber ex. Ducke) Barneby, in a forest area in Brazil

Schizolobium parahyba var. amazonicum (Fabaceae) is an arboreal species, endemic to the Amazon Rainforest, popularly known as paricá. It is used on a commercial scale in the timber sector, pulp and paper production, reclamation projects in degraded and landscaped areas. However, there is no availability of genetically improved material selected for the enviro.. Read More»

Genet. Mol. Res. 16(3): gmr16039774

DOI: 10.4238/gmr16039774

Plant Genetics   Research Article

Cross-amplification and characterization of microsatellite markers in Alcantarea patriae Versieux & Wand.

    A.G. Pereira, U.C.S. Bernardi, V.C. Manhães, R.S. Ferreira and F.D. Miranda

The Alcantarea patriae is a Bromeliaceae endemic to the inselbergs of the Atlantic Forest. This taxon, described in the year of 2007 by Versieux & Wanderley, presents restricted and fragmented distribution outside conservation units. Studies to evaluate the genetic structure of its populations can contribute to the conservation and management strategies for the .. Read More»

Genet. Mol. Res. 16(2): gmr16029692

DOI: 10.4238/gmr16029692

Plant Genetics   Research Article

Genetic diversity of Bromeliaceae species from the Atlantic Forest

The Bromeliaceae family includes a range of species used for many purposes, including ornamental use and use as food, medicine, feed, and fiber. The state of Espírito Santo, Brazil is a center of diversity for this family in the Atlantic Forest. We evaluated the genetic diversity of five populations of the Bromeliaceae family, including specimens of the gener.. Read More»

Genet. Mol. Res. 16(2): gmr16029636

DOI: 10.4238/gmr16029636

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