Identification of rare traditional grapevine cultivars using SSR markers and their geographical location within the Czech Republicánková K., Sotolář R., Baránek M. (2020): Identification of rare traditional grapevine cultivars using SSR markers and their geographical location within the Czech Republic. Czech J. Genet. Plant Breed., 56: 71-78.
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The designation of traditional varieties of grapevine is usually based on verbal information or very dated records. Old rare cultivars found in the Czech Republic were identified by Simple Sequence Repeat (SSR) analysis, a generally accepted method for cultivar identification. These cultivars are primarily maintained in a national collection of genetic resources. Finally a total of 102 candidate genotypes was selected where 49 traditional varieties were identified on the base of nine SSR loci compared with the European Vitis Database. Thirty-six items were registered under the correct designation. The remaining genotypes included four clones, and two genotypes could be described as synonyms. Seven genotypes were found to be incorrectly marked. For three of them, the correct name was found in the database under their SSR profile and four items were considered to be unique as no identical profile was found.

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