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Candidate gene identification in perennial ryegrass

Lolium perenne (perennial ryegrass) is the most widely cultivated forage and amenity grass species in temperate areas worldwide and there is a need to...

Understanding the longevity of rice seeds

How long can a genebank keep seeds? New research looks into the variability of seed longevity in Indica rice.

Joint linkage and association mapping of complex traits in shrub willow

Increasing energy demands and the necessity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are key motivating factors driving the development of lignocellulosic crops as an alternative...

Single primer enrichment technology as a tool for massive genotyping

Davide Scaglione and colleagues have paper for anyone who needs to carry a genotyping experiment with cost-efficiency and reproducibility for population genetics and genome wide association studies.

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Plasticity to drought and ecotypic differentiation in populations of a crop wild relative

Plant functional traits often vary across space, particularly when species encounter contrasting environmental conditions throughout their range. Such phenotypic variation is determined...

Botanists Pull Apart the Genes of Bananas to See How They Came Together

Banana genes reveal how they may have passed through other hybrid stages.

Sympatric moss populations can form true hybrid zones

Hybridization between species has not been considered an important factor in the evolution of mosses. The moss life cycle has led many...