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Research Article

Mapping Genetic Diversity of Cherimoya (Annona cherimola Mill.): Application of Spatial Analysis for Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic Resources

  • Maarten van Zonneveld mail,

    mvanzonneveld@cgiar.org

    Affiliations: Bioversity International, Regional Office for the Americas, Cali, Colombia, Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Gent, Belgium

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  • Xavier Scheldeman,

    Affiliation: Bioversity International, Regional Office for the Americas, Cali, Colombia

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  • Pilar Escribano,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Hortofruticultura Subtropical y Mediterránea, (IHSM-UMA-CSIC), Estación Experimental La Mayora, Algarrobo-Costa, Málaga, Spain

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  • María A. Viruel,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Hortofruticultura Subtropical y Mediterránea, (IHSM-UMA-CSIC), Estación Experimental La Mayora, Algarrobo-Costa, Málaga, Spain

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  • Patrick Van Damme,

    Affiliations: Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Gent, Belgium, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), GRP1 - Domestication, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Willman Garcia,

    Affiliation: PROINPA, Oficina Regional Valle Norte, Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • César Tapia,

    Affiliation: Instituto Nacional Autónomo de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIAP) Panamericana sur km1, Quito, Ecuador

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  • José Romero,

    Affiliation: Naturaleza y Cultura Internacional (NCI), Loja, Ecuador

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  • Manuel Sigueñas,

    Affiliation: Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agrícola (INIA), La Molina, Lima, Peru

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  • José I. Hormaza

    Affiliation: Instituto de Hortofruticultura Subtropical y Mediterránea, (IHSM-UMA-CSIC), Estación Experimental La Mayora, Algarrobo-Costa, Málaga, Spain

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  • Published: January 09, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0029845

About the Authors

Maarten van Zonneveld, Xavier Scheldeman
Bioversity International, Regional Office for the Americas, Cali, Colombia
Maarten van Zonneveld, Patrick Van Damme
Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Gent, Belgium
Pilar Escribano, María A. Viruel, José I. Hormaza
Instituto de Hortofruticultura Subtropical y Mediterránea, (IHSM-UMA-CSIC), Estación Experimental La Mayora, Algarrobo-Costa, Málaga, Spain
Patrick Van Damme
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), GRP1 - Domestication, Nairobi, Kenya
Willman Garcia
PROINPA, Oficina Regional Valle Norte, Cochabamba, Bolivia
César Tapia
Instituto Nacional Autónomo de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIAP) Panamericana sur km1, Quito, Ecuador
José Romero
Naturaleza y Cultura Internacional (NCI), Loja, Ecuador
Manuel Sigueñas
Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agrícola (INIA), La Molina, Lima, Peru

Corresponding Author

Email: mvanzonneveld@cgiar.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XS JIH WG CT JR MS MAV. Performed the experiments: PE MV JIH. Analyzed the data: MvZ XS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PE MAV JIH WG CT JR MS MvZ XS. Wrote the paper: MvZ XS PVD JIH.