Cytological Resources Available for Arachis

(Karyotype, Cytological markers, FISH markers, etc.)

C value: (DNA content in multiple Arachis spp.)
G. I. Lavia, A. Fernandez. 2008. Genome size in wild and cultivated peanut germplasm. Pl Syst Evol 272: 1–10 (2008)

Arachis C Values (via KEW, Royal Botanic Garden database)

FISH based karyotyping using rRNA genes:
Seijo JG, Lavia GI, Fernández A, Krapovickas A, Ducasse D, Moscone EA. 2004. Physical mapping of the 5S and 18S-25S rRNA genes by FISH as evidence that Arachis duranensis and A. ipaensis are the wild diploid progenitors of A. hypogaea (Leguminosae). Am J Bot. 91(9):1294-303.

FISH-based karyotyping of peanut using repetetive sequence : (genome and chromosome specific markers; distinguishing A and B genomes; possible karyotyping by FISH)
Zhang L., Xu C., Yu W. 2012. Cloning and Characterization of Chromosomal Markers from a Cot-1 Library of Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.)
Cytogenetic and Genome Research 137(1):31–41

FISH based studies using BAC derived seq:
Bertioli1, DJ, Bruna Vidigal, et al. The repetitive component of the A genome of peanut (Arachis hypogaea) and its role in remodelling intergenic sequence space since its evolutionary divergence from the B genome. Ann Bot (2013) 112 (3): 545-559.

Early Studies:
H. T. Stalker and R. D. Dalmacio. Chromosomes of Arachis species, section Arachis. J Hered (1981) 72 (6): 403-408.

Stalker, H.T., and Dalmacio, R.D. 1986. Karyotype analysis and relationships among varieties of Arachis hypogaea L. Cytologia, 51: 617–629.