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Telling plant species apart with DNA: from barcodes to genomes

In this opinion article,we tackle two main topics. Firstly, we provide a short summary of the strengths and limitations of plant DNA barcoding for addressing these issues. Secondly, we discuss options for enhancing current plant barcodes, focusing on increasing discriminatory
power via either gene capture of nuclear markers or genome skimming.

  • Peter M. Hollingsworth De-Zhu Li Michelle van der Bank Alex D. Twyford
  • Philosophical Transactions RoyalSocietyPublishing
  • 2016
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2015.0338