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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 607091, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/607091
Review Article

Molecular Markers and Cotton Genetic Improvement: Current Status and Future Prospects

1Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
2Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, Ayub Agriculture Research Institute, Faisalabad, Pakistan
3Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
4University College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Received 21 July 2014; Accepted 17 September 2014; Published 23 October 2014

Academic Editor: Yeisoo Yu

Copyright © 2014 Waqas Malik et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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