Monthly Archives: November 2015

A tale of many variants

by Alt-Jan van Dijk Plant Research International, Wageningen In the quest to unravel genetic aspects of flowering time regulation, quantitative trait loci (QTLs) are important data. QTLs indicate genome regions in which variation influences a trait of interest. Typically, a … Continue reading

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Passing genes to future generations

by Ben Trevaskis1 and Kazuhiro Sato2 1CSIRO Division of Plant Industry, Australia.  2Institute of Plant Science and Resources, Okayama University, Japan. Genome and transcriptome sequencing is changing plant science. Access to genome or transcriptome sequences allows genomics to be applied … Continue reading

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