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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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Cereal crops see things differently

by Ben Trevaskis CSIRO Plant Industry, Black Mountain ACT 2601, Australia Our knowledge of plant molecular biology is biased towards the model plant Arabidopsis, the focus of intense genetic study and the first plant genome sequenced. The general assumption is … Continue reading

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Mutations in a circadian regulator contribute to crop adaptation

Ben Trevaskis CSIRO Plant Industry, Black Mountain ACT 2601, Australia Plants growing in temperate regions respond to seasonal changes in day length and temperature to coordinate flowering with optimal conditions. Variation in sensitivity or responsiveness to seasonal cues contributes to … Continue reading

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