Revealing genetic diversity in land races and wild accessions of mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] using SDS-PAGE of seed storage proteins

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.6774    | Article Id: LR-3275 | Page : 155-162
Citation :- Revealing genetic diversity in land races and wild accessions of mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] using SDS-PAGE of seed storage proteins .Legume Research.2016.(39):155-162

Ananya Panda and Swapan K. Tripathy*

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Sinha Molecular Breeding Laboratory, College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhubaneswar-751 003, India


Total seed storage protein profiles of 74 mungbean land races, three wild accessions and a popular variety ‘Jyoti’ of Odisha were analysed by Sodium dodecyl sulphate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE). 32 genotypes could be clearly identified based on genotype-specific seed protein fingerprints while rest of the test genotypes were categorized into eight protein types. Genotypes included in each protein type had 100% homology and some of these could be duplicates. In this pursuit, a few specific polypeptide markers have been detected for identification of the land races/ genotypes. Dendrogram based on electrophoretic data clustered the genotypes into seven groups at 70% phenon level. Paralakhemundi local, Samarjhola local and Phulbani local-D; and three wild accessions (TCR 20, TCR 213 and TCR 243) were comparatively divergent from other genotypes. Besides, Jyoti, Kalahandi local 2A, Sikri local, kodala local A and TCR 20 were identified to be protein rich with high seed yield. TCR 20 being morphologically similar to mungbean, moderately high protein content and high yielding as well as resistant to drought and bruchids; it may serve as a valuable source genotype in recombination breeding


Cultivated vigna Genetic diversity Seed storage protein profile Wild vigna radiata.


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