A karyological study of some endemic Trigonella species (Fabaceae) in Iran

  • Hamidreza Sharghi Department of Horticultural Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, P.O.Box: 917751163, Mashhad, Iran
  • Majid Azizi Department of Horticultural Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, P.O.Box: 917751163, Mashhad, Iran
  • Hamid Moazzeni Department of Botany, Research Center for Plant Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, P.O.Box 91779-48974, Mashhad, Iran
Keywords: Chromosome number, Cytogenetic, Karyotype, Khorassan, Trifolieae, Trigonella

Abstract

Karyotypes of nine populations belonging to six endemic species of the genus Trigonella (Trifolieae/Fabaceae) studied in this survey. All studied species are perennial and recorded only from Northeast of Iran. Excluding the karyotype of Trigonella subenervis, which was previously reported, all of the other species studied here (six species) for the first time. Our results present that all assessed genotypes are diploid with 2n=2x=16 and the chromosomal basis of x=8. In addition to the chromosome counts, length of long and short arms of the chromosome and their ratios analyzed and presented in this study.

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Published
2020-03-13
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Sharghi, H., Azizi, M., & Moazzeni, H. (2020). A karyological study of some endemic Trigonella species (Fabaceae) in Iran. Caryologia. International Journal of Cytology, Cytosystematics and Cytogenetics, 73(1). https://doi.org/10.13128/caryologia-184
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