This study were focused on the genetic relationship using RAPDs and some morphological characteristics among eleven taxa Aster collected in Korea. Twenty random primers were selected, a total 216 DNA bands were generated and 213 bands were shown polymorphism among species. The collected eleven taxa were clustered into five groups at 0.609 similarity index. The first group was A. glehni, A. ageratoides, A. maackii and A. scaber was clustered at 0.713 of genetic distance. The second group was A. tataricus and A. koraiensis and the third group was A. spathulifolius, the forth group was A. yomena, A. hayatae and A. hispidus and the fifth was A. tripolium.
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