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Identification of traded medicinal plants and edible orchids from Tanzania through DNA barcoding

Published: Jan. 12, 2016

Identification of traded medicinal plants and edible orchids from Tanzania through DNA barcoding

Many wild medicinal plants and edible orchids in Tanzania are under threat from overharvesting. In this project we use DNA barcoding and metabarcoding to identify species from market samples such as roots, bark, and powders with the objective of identification of those species that are targeted most severely by this trade

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