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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13(8), 9527-9533; doi:10.3390/ijms13089527

Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite Markers in Brown Planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stål)

State Key Laboratory of Hybrid Rice, College of Life Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, Hubei Province, China
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Received: 15 May 2012 / Revised: 22 June 2012 / Accepted: 16 July 2012 / Published: 27 July 2012
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Brown planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stål) (Homoptera: Delphacidae) is an economically important pest on rice. In this study, 30 polymorphic microsatellite markers were developed from N. lugens genomic libraries using the method of Fast Isolation by AFLP of Sequence Containing Repeats (FIASCO). Polymorphism of each locus was detected in 48 individuals from two natural populations. These microsatellite loci revealed 2 to 18 alleles, and the expected and observed heterozygosities ranged from 0.042 to 0.937 and from 0.042 to 0.958, respectively. These markers will be useful for the future study of this agricultural pest in population genetics and molecular genetics. View Full-Text
Keywords: Nilaparvata lugens; microsatellites; polymorphism; genetic diversity Nilaparvata lugens; microsatellites; polymorphism; genetic diversity
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Jing, S.; Zhou, X.; Yu, H.; Liu, B.; Zhang, C.; Wang, S.; Peng, X.; Zhu, L.; Ding, Y.; He, G. Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite Markers in Brown Planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stål). Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13, 9527-9533.

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