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The Breeder’s DNA Marker Hub

Crop Molecular Markers

Ag-Biotech offers a wide range of DNA markers for conducting MAS and molecular breeding. Our list of markers is updated regularly, and is backed by our staff’s experience and expertise. We continually refine our protocols to reflect the most recent information and analysis. So you’ll always get the best markers available in the market today.

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Complete DNA Marker List

Select a crop below to see a list of our DNA markers. If you don’t see your crop of interest, please contact us so we can talk about your specific needs.


SNP based Cultivar Identification/Purity & Genotyping

*Most of the markers on this list are SNP-based. Please call to inquire about your specific needs.

Trait Linked Molecular Markers
Available For Lettuce
Lactuca sativa L.

Lettuce, Tomato bushy stunt virus (Tvr1)
Lettuce, Downy Mildew, Bremia lactucae (Race V-DM18)
Lettuce, Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lactucae race 2
Lettuce, Corky Root Rot, Rhizomonas suberifaciens (Cor)
Lettuce, Lettuce Mosaic Virus (LMV), (mo12)
Lettuce, Lettuce Verticillium Wilt, Verticillium dahlia Race 1

SNP based Cultivar Identification and Genotyping

Trait Linked Molecular Markers
Available For Peppers
Capsicum annuum

Pepper, Bacterial Leaf Spot, (Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria) (Bs2, Bs3)
Pepper, Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (Tsw)
Pepper, Potato Virus Y (PVY) (pvr1, pvr22, pvr4, pvr6)
Pepper, Pepper Mild Mottle Virus (PMMoV) (L1, L2, L3, L4)
Pepper, Root Rot (Phytophthora capsici)
Pepper, Pungency (C) Locus
Pepper, Root Knot Nematode (Me)
Pepper, Fruit Color (Red vs. Orange-Yellow)
Pepper, Cucumber Mosaic Virus (CMV) (Cmr1)
Pepper, Chili veinal mottle virus (ChiVMV)
Pepper, Cytoplasmic Male Sterility (CMS)

SNP based Cultivar Identification and Genotyping

Trait Linked Molecular Markers
Available For Wheat
Triticum aestivum

Disease Resistance Marker Genes:
Stem Rust (Sr2, Sr22, Sr24, Sr25, Sr26 and Sr36, Sr39, SrCad and SrWeb)
Leaf Rust (Lr19, Lr21, Lr29, Lr25, Lr39, Lr47, Lr50, Lr51)
Stripe Rust (Yr5, Yr15, Yr36)
Stem Rust (Sr2, Sr13, Sr22, Sr24, Sr25, Sr26, Sr35, Sr36, Sr39, SrCad)

Combined Rust Resistance {(Lr34 & Yr18), (Lr35 & Sr39), (Lr37, Yr17, Sr38), (Lr46 & Yr29)
Powdery Mildew (Pm34, Pm35)
Fusarium Head Blight, (Fusarium graminearum)
Eyespot (Pseudocercosporella herpotrichoides) (Pch1)
Septoria Tritici Blotch (Mycosphaerella graminicola) (Stb 4)
Toxin Tolerance produced by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis and Stagonospora nodorum (Tsn1)
Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (WSMV) Wsm1
Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) Bdv2
Soil-borne Cereal Mosaic Virus (SBCMV) Sbm1
Hessian Fly (Hdicoccum, H9, H13, H25, H26 / H32, H31)
Russian Wheat Aphid (RWA) Dn2, Dn4
Wheat Stem Sawfly (WSS)

Quality Related Marker Genes:
High Grain Protein Content (Gpc-B1)
Waxy Mutants (Wx-A1, Wx-A1b, Wx-D1)
Grain Texture (Pina, Pinb)
Gluten Strength (Bx7)
Semolina Color
Reduced Grain Cadmium Concentration

Abiotic Stress and Agronomic Marker Traits:
Root Biomass and Drought Tolerance
Dwarfing Genes (Rht-B1, Rht-D1, Rht8)
Vernalization (VRN-1: vrn-A1, Vrn-A1a, Vrn-A1b, Vrn-A1c, Vrn-A1d, Vrn-A1e, Vrn-B3)

Trait Linked Molecular Markers
Available for Beans Phaseolus vulgaris

Beans SNP46 Rust (Ur-4), SNP based on SCAR SA14
Beans SNP47 (J04555-1),Halo bacterial blight (HBB), Pseudomonas syringae pv. phaseolicola (Pse-1) SNP based on PHVPVPK
Beans SNP57b, Beet curly top virus (BCTV), SCAR SAS8b or a
SNPs 59 and 60, Common Bean Clover yellow vein virus (Bc-3)

Trait Linked Molecular Markers
Available For Allium Species

Onion, Male‐Fertility Restoration (Ms) Locus
Onion, Cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS)
Onion, Downy Mildew (Peronospora destructor)
SNP based Cultivar Identification and Genotyping

Trait Linked Molecular Markers
Available For Cucurbit Family

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)
Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV)
Femaleness (F/f) Marker Gene
Cucumber Scab Resistance (Ccu)
Tuberculation fruit gene (Tu)
SNP based Cultivar Identification and Genotyping

Melons (Cucumis melo)
Fusarium wilt (Fusarium oxysporium f.sp. melonis) Fom-1, Fom-2
Powdery Mildew (QTL)
Powdery Mildew Pm-2F gene
Cotton - Melon Ophid (Vat)
Melon CMV-B2 resistance gene (Creb-2)
Melon long-shelf life trait
Papaya Ring Spot Virus (Prv)
Male - Sterile Gene (ms-3)
Melon Necrotic Spot Virus (nsv)
Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV) (Zym)
Monoecious/Andromonoecious Marker
SNP based Cultivar Identification and Genotyping

Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
Male Fertility Gene
Zucchini yellow mosaic virus resistance
Fusarium wilt (Fusarium oxysporium) Fon-1 resistance
Papaya ring spot virus resistance
Lycopene β-cyclase (LCYB) gene yellow canary for yellow and red flesh