Exploiting polymorphisms in the Waxy and Alk genes of Italian rice varieties to identify DNA markers for Carnaroli authentication Conference Paper uri icon


  • Rice (Oryzasativa L) is one of the most important cereals in the world, being Italy its main producer in Europe with nearly 200 different varieties present in the germplasm [1] Italian rice varieties have different characteristics, from which the starch composition is a highly relevant parameter.
  • This work has been supported by the European project FOODINTEGRITY (FP7- KBBE-2013-single-stage, No 613688), by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia) through project UID/QUI/50006/2013 - POCI/01/0145/FEDER/007265 with financiai support from FCT/MEC through national funds and co-financed by FEDER, under the Partnership Agreement PT2020 and by the project NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000011.

publication date

  • January 1, 2017