Resource Type: 
Heritable Phenotypic Marker
Y2/- Yellow root; y2/y2 Orange root
Published Symbol: 
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  2. Cavagnaro PF, Iorizzo M, Yildiz M, Senalik D, Parsons J, Ellison S, Simon PW. A gene-derived SNP-based high resolution linkage map of carrot including the location of QTL conditioning root and leaf anthocyanin pigmentation.. BMC genomics. 2014 Dec 16; 15:1118.
  3. Yildiz M, Willis DK, Cavagnaro PF, Iorizzo M, Abak K, Simon PW. Expression and mapping of anthocyanin biosynthesis genes in carrot. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 2013; 126(7):1689-1702.
  4. Brian James Just. Genetic mapping of carotenoid pathway structural genes and major gene QTLs for caroteniod accumulation in wild and domesticated carrot (Daucus Carota L.). Ph.D. Thesis. 2004. University of Wisconsin-Madison
  5. Bradeen J, Simon P. Conversion of an AFLP fragment linked to the carrot Y2 locus to a simple, codominant, PCR-based marker form. Theoretical and applied genetics. 1998 Oct; 97(5/6):960-967.
  6. Vivek, B.S. Carrot (Daucus carota L.) molecular markers: investigations into Daucus phylogeny, chloroplast DNA inheritance and genetic mapping. Ph.D. Thesis. 1997. University of Wisconsin-Madison
  7. Vivek B. S., Simon P.W.. Linkage relationships among molecular markers and storage root traits of carrot (Daucus carota L. ssp. sativus). Theor. Appl. Genet.. 1999; 99:58-64.
Map NameLinkage GroupPositionLocusMapViewer
2016 70349 NG full mapChr73.682Y2MapViewer
1997 9304×7262JBLG0115.8Y2MapViewer
2014 70349Chromosome_73.682Y2MapViewer
1997 9304×7262B15.9Y2MapViewer
2016 70349 NG bin mapChr73.682Y2MapViewer
2016 Integ NG bin mapCH753.621Y2MapViewer
2013 10117 ALG07133.1Y2MapViewer
2016 Integ NG full mapCH752.397Y2MapViewer
2004 BJ-Thesis-Fig4.6LG018Y2MapViewer