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- Rallo, Luis, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Annals of botany 2011 v.108 no.5 pp. 797-807
- Olea europaea; basins; canopy; cultivars; domestication; fruit crops; genetic variation; genotype; germplasm conservation; longevity; microsatellite repeats; models; olives; phylogeny; roots; trees; Spain
- ... BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Genetic characterization and phylogenetic analysis of the oldest trees could be a powerful tool both for germplasm collection and for understanding the earliest origins of clonally propagated fruit crops. The olive tree (Olea europaea L.) is a suitable model to study the origin of cultivars due to its long lifespan, resulting in the existence of both centennial and millennial ...
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