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Protocol: a simple method for extracting next-generation sequencing quality genomic DNA from recalcitrant plant species
Next-generation sequencing technologies rely on high quality DNA that is suitable for library preparation followed by sequencing. Some plant species store large amounts of phenolics andExpand
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Relationships of wild and domesticated rices (Oryza AA genome species) based upon whole chloroplast genome sequences
Rice is the most important crop in the world, acting as the staple food for over half of the world’s population. The evolutionary relationships of cultivated rice and its wild relatives have remainedExpand
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A survey of the complex transcriptome from the highly polyploid sugarcane genome using full-length isoform sequencing and de novo assembly from short read sequencing
BackgroundDespite the economic importance of sugarcane in sugar and bioenergy production, there is not yet a reference genome available. Most of the sugarcane transcriptomic studies have been basedExpand
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Randomly Amplified DNA Fingerprinting: A Culmination of DNA Marker Technologies Based on Arbitrarily-Primed PCR Amplification
Arbitrarily-primed DNA markers can be very useful for genetic fingerprinting and for facilitating positional cloning of genes. This class of technologies is particularly important for less studiedExpand
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Comparison of promoters in transgenic rice.
SUMMARY Reports of the use of rice storage protein gene promoters to express transgenes in rice grain have demonstrated that rice grain can be used as a production platform for end-use quality orExpand
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Influence of genotype and environment on coffee quality
Abstract Background Coffee is one of the most valuable commodities exported worldwide. Greater understanding of the molecular basis of coffee quality is required to meet the increasing demands ofExpand
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Next Generation Sequencing of total DNA from sugarcane provides no evidence for chloroplast heteroplasmy
Abstract Background The chloroplast genome of plants has been frequently sequenced using chloroplast DNA derived by techniques involving chloroplast isolation and or by PCR amplification using primerExpand
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Genomics of crop wild relatives: expanding the gene pool for crop improvement.
Plant breeders require access to new genetic diversity to satisfy the demands of a growing human population for more food that can be produced in a variable or changing climate and to deliver theExpand
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Advances in genomics for the improvement of quality in coffee.
Coffee is an important crop that provides a livelihood to millions of people living in developing countries. Production of genotypes with improved coffee quality attributes is a primary target ofExpand
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Analysis of promoters in transgenic barley and wheat.
Advances in the genetic transformation of cereals have improved the prospects of using biotechnology for plant improvement, and a toolbox of promoters with defined specificities would be a valuableExpand
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