Molecular cloning and DNA-based analysis have turn out to be component of every single molecular life science laboratory. The quick adoption of DNA-based methods has been facilitated by the introduction of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), which has manufactured cloning and characterization of DNA swift and comparatively easy. PCR is almost part of each variation of the plethora of strategies employed for DNA fingerprinting right now. Plant DNA Fingerprinting: Approaches and Protocols aims to carry jointly the diverse currently available genome-based strategies into one particular repository. This volume is made up of in depth protocols for the preparation of plant genomic DNA, fingerprinting of plants for the detection of intra-species variations, the use of DNA barcoding, as well as methods for the bioinformatic analysis of facts. Also integrated are numerous discussions on the broader issues of genome-dependent methods in order to offer a tone knowing of the ideas of these strategies. Developed in the productive Strategies in Molecular Biology™ series format, chapters contain introductions to their respective matters, lists of the essential components and reagents, action-by-stage, conveniently reproducible protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding acknowledged pitfalls. Authoritative and effortlessly obtainable, Plant DNA Fingerprinting: Techniques and Protocols is customized principally for people who look for to increase their current methods of plant analysis and good quality control making use of genome-primarily based methods as well as for experts and scientists in distinct plant sciences.