Data from: High-density genetic map construction and QTL mapping of leaf and needling traits in Ziziphus jujuba Mill.
Wang, Zhongtang et al. (2019), Data from: High-density genetic map construction and QTL mapping of leaf and needling traits in Ziziphus jujuba Mill., Dryad, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.np574cj
The Chinese jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill., 2n = 2 x = 24), one of the most popular fruit trees in Asia, is widely cultivated and utilized in China, where it is traditionally consumed as both a fresh and dried food resource. A high-density genetic map can provide the necessary framework for quantitative trait loci (QTL) analyses and map-based gene cloning and molecular breeding. In this study, we constructed a new high-density genetic linkage map via a genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS) approach. For the consensus linkage map, a total of 3,792 markers spanning 2,167.5 cM were mapped onto 12 linkage groups, with an average marker interval distance of 0.358 cM. The genetic map anchored 301 Mb (85.7 %) of scaffolds from the sequenced Z. jujuba ‘Junzao’ genome. Based on this genetic map, 30 potential QTLs were detected, including 27 QTLs for leaf traits and 3 QTLs for needling length. This high-density genetic map and the identified QTLs for relevant agronomic traits lay the groundwork for functional genetic mapping, map-based cloning, and marker-assisted selection in jujube.