Genetic Diversity of Mexican Germplasm Collection of Jatropha Curcas L.

A. Zamarripa Colmenero, V. Pecina Quintero, C.H. Avendaño Arrazate, J.L. Solís Bonilla & B.B. Martinez Valencia
The aim of this study was to determine the genetic diversity in accessions of Jatropha curcas located in the Mexican germplasm collection. Mexican collection has 400 germplasm accessions and is located in the municipality of Tuxtla Chico, Chiapas to 400 meters above sea level under humid tropical conditions. In this collection was conducted agronomic characterization, morphological and molecular. The results showed differences among accessions. The variation in yield of fruit was 3 grams to 2.6...