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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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    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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