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Plant population genetics

Section edited by Michele Morgante

This section incorporates all aspects of the genetics of plant populations including but not limited to: analysis of evolutionary, ecological and conservation genetics of plant populations.

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    Host plant resistance has been proposed as one of the most promising approaches in whitefly management. Already in 1995 two quantitative trait loci (Tv-1 and Tv-2) originating from S. habrochaites CGN1.1561 were ...

    Authors: Alejandro F Lucatti, Fien RG Meijer-Dekens, Roland Mumm, Richard GF Visser, Ben Vosman and Sjaak van Heusden

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:142

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    Lentil is a self-pollinated annual diploid (2n = 2× = 14) crop with a restricted history of genetic improvement through breeding, particularly when compared to cereal crops. This limited breeding has probably ...

    Authors: Maria Lombardi, Michael Materne, Noel O I Cogan, Matthew Rodda, Hans D Daetwyler, Anthony T Slater, John W Forster and Sukhjiwan Kaur

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:150

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    Universal conventional DNA barcodes will become more and more popular in biological material identifications. However, in many cases such as processed medicines or canned food, the universal conventional barco...

    Authors: Wenpan Dong, Han Liu, Chao Xu, Yunjuan Zuo, Zhongjian Chen and Shiliang Zhou

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:138

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    Cymbidium is a genus of 68 species in the orchid family, with extremely high ornamental value. Marker-assisted selection has proven to be an effective strategy in accelerating plant breeding for many plant specie...

    Authors: Xiaobai Li, Feng Jin, Liang Jin, Aaron Jackson, Cheng Huang, Kehu Li and Xiaoli Shu

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:124

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    Genetic diversity provides the capacity for plants to meet changing environments. It is fundamentally important in crop improvement. Fifty-nine local maize lines developed at INERA and 41 exotic (temperate and...

    Authors: Abdalla Dao, Jacob Sanou, Sharon E Mitchell, Vernon Gracen and Eric Y Danquah

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:127

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    Wild potato Solanum bulbocastanum is a rich source of genetic resistance against a variety of pathogens. It belongs to a taxonomic group of wild potato species sexually isolated from cultivated potato. Consistent...

    Authors: Massimo Iorizzo, Liangliang Gao, Harpartap Mann, Alessandra Traini, Maria Luisa Chiusano, Andrzej Kilian, Riccardo Aversano, Domenico Carputo and James M Bradeen

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:123

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    Breonadia salicina (Rubiaceae) is a critically endangered plant at the local scale native to southwestern Saudi Arabia. To understand the levels and partitioning of genetic variation across populations and geogra...

    Authors: Abdel-Rhman Z Gaafar, Fahad Al-Qurainy and Salim Khan

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:109

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    Bacterial leaf blight (BLB) caused by the vascular pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo) is one of the most serious diseases leading to crop failure in rice growing countries. A total of 37 resistance gene...

    Authors: Basabdatta Das, Samik Sengupta, Manoj Prasad and Tapas Kumar Ghose

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:82

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    During the domestication of crops, individual plants with traits desirable for human needs have been selected from their wild progenitors. Consequently, genetic and nucleotide diversity of genes associated wit...

    Authors: Baharul Islam Choudhury, Mohammed Latif Khan and Selvadurai Dayanandan

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:71

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    Common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is one of the most important food crops worldwide. Wheat varieties that maintain yield (YD) under moderate or even intense nitrogen (N) deficiency can adapt to low input manage...

    Authors: Fa Cui, Xiaoli Fan, Chunhua Zhao, Wei Zhang, Mei Chen, Jun Ji and Junming Li

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:57

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    Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) panels recently developed for the assessment of genetic diversity in wheat are primarily based on elite varieties, mostly those of bread wheat. The usefulness of such SNP p...

    Authors: Hugo R Oliveira, Jenny Hagenblad, Matti W Leino, Fiona J Leigh, Diane L Lister, Leonor Penã-Chocarro and Martin K Jones

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:54

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    Sesame is an important and ancient oil crop in tropical and subtropical areas. China is one of the most important sesame producing countries with many germplasm accessions and excellent cultivars. Domesticatio...

    Authors: Kun Wu, Minmin Yang, Hongyan Liu, Ye Tao, Ju Mei and Yingzhong Zhao

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:35

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    Most traits targeted in the genetic improvement of hop are quantitative in nature. Improvement based on selection of these traits requires a comprehensive understanding of their inheritance. This study estimat...

    Authors: Erin L McAdam, René E Vaillancourt, Anthony Koutoulis and Simon P Whittock

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15:22

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    The importance of wheat to the world economy, together with progresses in high-throughput next-generation DNA sequencing, have accelerated initiatives of genetic research for wheat improvement. The availabilit...

    Authors: Pasqualina Colasuonno, Mastrangelo Anna Maria, Antonio Blanco and Agata Gadaleta

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:114

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    Dactylis glomerata (orchardgrass or cocksfoot) is a forage crop of agronomic importance comprising high phenotypic plasticity and variability. Although the genus Dactylis has been studied quite well within the pa...

    Authors: Luisa Last, Franco Widmer, Wendy Fjellstad, Siyka Stoyanova and Roland Kölliker

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:102

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    Geographical ranges of plants and their pollinators do not always entirely overlap and it has been suggested that the absence of specialized pollinators at range margins may induce changes in mating systems. B...

    Authors: Sofie Meeus, Olivier Honnay and Hans Jacquemyn

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:101

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    Mei (Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc.) is a famous ornamental plant and fruit crop grown in East Asian countries. Limited genetic resources, especially molecular markers, have hindered the progress of mei breeding proj...

    Authors: Lidan Sun, Qixiang Zhang, Zongda Xu, Weiru Yang, Yu Guo, Jiuxing Lu, Huitang Pan, Tangren Cheng and Ming Cai

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:98

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    Flavonoids are an important class of secondary compounds in angiosperms. Next to certain biological functions in plants, they play a role in the brewing process and have an effect on taste, color and aroma of ...

    Authors: Manuela Peukert, Stephan Weise, Marion S Röder and Inge E Matthies

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:97

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    Peach (Prunus persica (L.) Batsch) is one of the most important model fruits in the Rosaceae family. Native to the west of China, where peach has been domesticated for more than 4,000 years, its cultivation sprea...

    Authors: Xiong-wei Li, Xian-qiao Meng, Hui-juan Jia, Ming-liang Yu, Rui-juan Ma, Li-rong Wang, Ke Cao, Zhi-jun Shen, Liang Niu, Jian-bao Tian, Miao-jin Chen, Ming Xie, Pere Arus, Zhong-shan Gao and Maria Jose Aranzana

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:84

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