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Hi there Gillian, I am at the University of Waikato in New Zealand and our facility is very good. I am using ITS and a number of cpDNA markers with good results.
We have switched to MoBio kits (I think) - better results on dried leaves and cheaper than Qiagen, at least in our experience. Will confirm and get back to you.
Hi Chrissen - thanks for the reply.
I took a look at the sequencing facility, thanks.
I'd be glad to hear what kit you are using - I had a small samples of that kit but it was hard to determine how it compared to Qiagen with just a few extractions.
Thanks very much!
Hi again, it is a BioLine plant isolation kit - we are getting fabulous results.
Sadly our DNA sequencing Unit can't take overseas samples just now...but are looking at getting the permits again to do so.
Great, I will check it out. I do like BioLine products.
What plants families are you working on? We have a barcoding project which has a real range of families so we need something that works across the board.
Hi there, not sure if my reply made it through??? Pittosporaceae, Lauraceaea, Winteraceae and others :-)