Apple has two orthologues of FLORICAULA/LEAFY involved in flowering

@article{Wada2002AppleHT,
  title={Apple has two orthologues of FLORICAULA/LEAFY involved in flowering},
  author={Masato Wada and Qiu-fen Cao and Nobuhiro Kotoda and Jun-ichi Soejima and Tetsuo Masuda},
  journal={Plant Molecular Biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={49},
  pages={567-577}
}
Two orthologues of FLORICAULA/LEAFY, AFL1 and AFL2 (apple FLO/LFY), were isolated from the floral buds of apple trees. Their expression was detected in various tissues and during differentiation of the floral buds. Furthermore, the flowering effectiveness of each gene was assessed with transgenic Arabidopsis. Both AFL1 and AFL2 showed high homology to each other (90%) and a high degree of similarity to PTLF and PEAFLO (70%), which are homologues of FLO/LFY from poplar and pea, respectively. RNA… CONTINUE READING
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