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- Zhao, S., et al. Show all 10 Authors
- BMC plant biology 2018 v.18 no.1 pp. 181
- Ipomoea batatas; databases; diploidy; genes; genetic variation; genotype; hexaploidy; microsatellite repeats; phylogeny; sequence analysis; single nucleotide polymorphism; sweet potatoes; tetraploidy
- ... BACKGROUND: Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) is one of the most important crops from the family of Convolvulaceae. It is widely reported that cultivated sweetpotato was originated from Ipomoea trifida. However, diploid, tetraploid and hexaploid I. trifida were found in nature. The relationship, between them, and among them and sweetpotato, is remaining unclear. RESULTS: In the present study ...