Volume 19 Part 1 Article 154
Title: Establishment of Lentinula edodes core collections in China
Author: Jun Liu, Chuang Li, Xingjie Xiang, Chaoju nMa, Yinbing Bian, Yang Xiao
Lentinula edodes is one of the most important commercial edible mushroom in China. Estimating genetic diversity of these germplasm resources is the prerequisite for effective protection and rational utilization. Core collection was introduced and defined as a subset of accession presenting the maximum possible genetic diversity contained in the entire collection with minimum repetition.