Discrimination of Korean ginseng ( Meyer) cultivar Chunpoong and American ginseng () using the gene

Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng) is one of the most important medicinal plants in the Orient. Among nine cultivars of P. ginseng, Chunpoong commands a much greater market value and has been planted widely in Korea. Chunpoong has superior quality “Chunsam (1st grade ginseng) when made into red ginseng.