Volume 15 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the International Symposium on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Woody Plants


Edited by Rongling Wu, Qixiang Zhang and Zuoheng Wang

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International Symposium on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Woody Plants.

Nantong, China

16-18 August 2013

  1. Proceedings

    Genetic control of juvenile growth and botanical architecture in an ornamental woody plant, Prunus mumeSieb. et Zucc. as revealed by a high-density linkage map

    Mei, Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc., is an ornamental plant popular in East Asia and, as an important member of genus Prunus, has played a pivotal role in systematic studies of the Rosaceae. However, the genetic arch...

    Lidan Sun, Yaqun Wang, Xiaolan Yan, Tangren Cheng, Kaifeng Ma, Weiru Yang, Huitang Pan, Chengfei Zheng, Xuli Zhu, Jia Wang, Rongling Wu and Qixiang Zhang

    BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S1

    Published on: 20 June 2014

  2. Proceedings

    Association mapping for morphological and physiological traits in Populus simonii

    To optimize marker-assisted selection programs, knowledge of the genetic architecture of phenotypic traits is very important for breeders. Generally, most phenotypes, e.g. morphological and physiological trait...

    Zunzheng Wei, Guanyu Zhang, Qingzhang Du, Jinfeng Zhang, Bailian Li and Deqiang Zhang

    BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S3

    Published on: 20 June 2014

  3. Proceedings

    Allelic variation within the S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine hydrolase gene family is associated with wood properties in Chinese white poplar (Populus tomentosa)

    S-adenosyl-l-homocysteine hydrolase (SAHH) is the only eukaryotic enzyme capable of S-adenosyl-l-homocysteine (SAH) catabolism for the maintenance of cellular transmethylation potential. Recently, biochemical ...

    Qingzhang Du, Lu Wang, Daling Zhou, Haijiao Yang, Chenrui Gong, Wei Pan and Deqiang Zhang

    BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 20 June 2014

  4. Proceedings

    Holm multiple correction for large-scale gene-shape association mapping

    Linkage Disequilibrium (LD) is a powerful approach for the identification and characterization of morphological shape, which usually involves multiple genetic markers. However, multiple testing corrections sub...

    Guifang Fu, Garrett Saunders and John Stevens

    BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S5

    Published on: 20 June 2014

  5. Proceedings

    Transcriptome sequencing of transgenic poplar (Populus × euramericana 'Guariento') expressing multiple resistance genes

    Transgenic poplar (Populus × euramericana 'Guariento') plants harboring five exogenous, stress-related genes exhibit increased tolerance to multiple stresses including drought, salt, waterlogging, and insect feed...

    Weixi Zhang, Yanguang Chu, Changjun Ding, Bingyu Zhang, Qinjun Huang, Zanmin Hu, Rongfeng Huang, Yingchuan Tian and Xiaohua Su

    BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S7

    Published on: 20 June 2014

  6. Proceedings

    Analysis of the leaf methylomes of parents and their hybrids provides new insight into hybrid vigor in Populus deltoides

    Plants with heterosis/hybrid vigor perform better than their parents in many traits. However, the biological mechanisms underlying heterosis remain unclear. To investigate the significance of DNA methylation t...

    Ming Gao, Qinjun Huang, Yanguang Chu, Changjun Ding, Bingyu Zhang and Xiaohua Su

    BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S8

    Published on: 20 June 2014

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