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Research Article

Variation Revealed by SNP Genotyping and Morphology Provides Insight into the Origin of the Tomato

  • Jose Blanca equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jose Blanca, Joaquín Cañizares

    Affiliation: Institute for the Conservation and Improvement of Agricultural Biodiversity, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Camino de Vera, Valencia, Spain

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  • Joaquín Cañizares equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jose Blanca, Joaquín Cañizares

    jcanizares@upv.es

    Affiliation: Institute for the Conservation and Improvement of Agricultural Biodiversity, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Camino de Vera, Valencia, Spain

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  • Laura Cordero,

    Affiliation: Institute for the Conservation and Improvement of Agricultural Biodiversity, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Camino de Vera, Valencia, Spain

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  • Laura Pascual,

    Affiliation: Institute for the Conservation and Improvement of Agricultural Biodiversity, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Camino de Vera, Valencia, Spain

    Current address: INRA GAFL UR 1052, Unité de Génétique et Amélioration des Fruits et Légumes Domaine St Maurice - Allée des Chênes, Montfavet cedex, France

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  • María José Diez,

    Affiliation: Institute for the Conservation and Improvement of Agricultural Biodiversity, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Camino de Vera, Valencia, Spain

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  • Fernando Nuez

    Affiliation: Institute for the Conservation and Improvement of Agricultural Biodiversity, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Camino de Vera, Valencia, Spain

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  • Published: October 31, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048198

About the Authors

Jose Blanca, Joaquín Cañizares, Laura Cordero, Laura Pascual, María José Diez, Fernando Nuez
Institute for the Conservation and Improvement of Agricultural Biodiversity, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Camino de Vera, Valencia, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: jcanizares@upv.es

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JC JB. Performed the experiments: LP LC MJD. Analyzed the data: JC JB MJD LC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FN MJD JB. Wrote the paper: JB JC MJD FN.