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Microbotryum violaceum (sensu lato) is a basidiomycete fungus causing anther-smut disease on >100 plant species in the Caryophyllaceae. Plants infected by Microbotryum produce teliospores instead of pollen. In dioecious plant species, infected females develop spore-bearing anthers. The fungus has no impact on human activities, ...
Apple scab disease caused by the ascomycete Venturia inaequalis is the most devastating disease in orchards in all worldwide areas where apples trees are cultivated (Gladieux et al. 2008). Its economic importance requires extremely high global annual fungicide input (10 to 30 sprays per year) ...
   Arabidopsis thaliana has long been considered as the foremost model organism in plant biology. Its genome provides a strong platform for supporting integrative plant science. Indeed, this complete and accurate reference sequence provides a framework for exploiting sequence from ...
Rice (Oryza sativa) is the principal food for over half of the population of the world. With its genome size of 430 megabase pairs (Mb), the cultivated rice species Oryza sativa is a model plant for genome research and for cereals in particular.
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Maize is the second most important cereal crop in Asia, not only as a staple food, but also as a major component of feeds for the animal industry.Many forms of maize are used for food, sometimes classified as various subspecies related to the amount ...
Why develop medicago genomics?
The Medicago genus contains 83 species, including the agriculturally important alfalfa (M. sativa), and is distributed mainly around the Mediterranean basin. Comprehensive descriptions of the genus are Lesinš and Lesinš 1979 and Small and Jomphe 1989. Major collections are SARDI ...
Update: 22 Jun 2010
Creation date: 26 Nov 2009