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Table 1 Summary of SSR markers transferability assessment

From: Transferability, development of simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers and application to the analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of the African fan palm (Borassus aethiopum Mart.) in Benin

Species of origin Number of SSR markers tested Number of successful amplifications (% of markers) Number of polymorphic amplicons (% of amplifications)
Cocos nucifera 11 0 (0) 0 (0)
Phoenix dactylifera 44 7 (15.9) 0 (0)
Elaeis guineensis 25 11 (44.0) 2 (18.2)
Total 80 18 (22.5) 2 (11.1)