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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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    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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    Several studies report about intra-specific trait variation of nitrogen-metabolism related traits, such as N(itrogen)-use efficiency, protein content, N-storage and remobilization in barley and related grass s...

    Authors: Inge E Matthies, Stephan Weise, Jutta Förster, Viktor Korzun, Nils Stein and Marion S Röder

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:77

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    Penstemon’s unique phenotypic diversity, hardiness, and drought-tolerance give it great potential for the xeric landscaping industry. Molecular markers will accelerate the breeding and domestication of drought to...

    Authors: Rhyan B Dockter, David B Elzinga, Brad Geary, P Jeff Maughan, Leigh A Johnson, Danika Tumbleson, JanaLynn Franke, Keri Dockter and Mikel R Stevens

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:66

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    Fatty acid composition of oil extracted from peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) seed is an important quality trait because it may affect the flavor and shelf life of resulting food products. In particular, a high ratio...

    Authors: Noelle A Barkley, Thomas G Isleib, Ming Li Wang and Roy N Pittman

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:62

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    Conserved ortholog set (COS) markers are an important functional genomics resource that has greatly improved orthology detection in Asterid species. A comprehensive list of these markers is available at Sol Ge...

    Authors: Hannele Lindqvist-Kreuze, Kwangsoo Cho, Leticia Portal, Flor Rodríguez, Reinhard Simon, Lukas A Mueller, David M Spooner and Merideth Bonierbale

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:51

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    Paspalum (Poaceae) is an important genus of the tribe Paniceae, which includes several species of economic importance for foraging, turf and ornamental purposes, and has a complex taxonomical classification. Beca...

    Authors: Fernanda W Cidade, Bianca BZ Vigna, Francisco HD de Souza, José Francisco M Valls, Miguel Dall’Agnol, Maria I Zucchi, Tatiana T de Souza-Chies and Anete P Souza

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2013 14:50

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    Mustard aphid is a major pest of Brassica oilseeds. No source for aphid resistance is presently available in Brassica juncea . A wild crucifer, Brassica fruticulosa is known to be resistant to mustard aphid. An a...

    Authors: Chhaya Atri, Bharti Kumar, Hitesh Kumar, Sarwan Kumar, Sanjula Sharma and Surinder S Banga

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2012 13:104

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    Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is one of the four major oil crops in China. A sesame core collection (CC) was established in China in 2000, but no complete study on its genetic diversity has been carried out at eith...

    Authors: Yanxin Zhang, Xiurong Zhang, Zhuo Che, Linhai Wang, Wenliang Wei and Donghua Li

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2012 13:102

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    The Pi2/9 locus contains multiple nucleotide binding site–leucine-rich repeat (NBS-LRR) genes in the rice genome. Although three functional R-genes have been cloned from this locus, little is known about the orig...

    Authors: Kejing Wu, Ting Xu, Changjiang Guo, Xiaohui Zhang and Sihai Yang

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2012 13:73

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