Comparative Study on the Transcriptome of Maize Mature Embryos from Two China Elite Hybrids Zhengdan958 and Anyu5

Zhengdan958 and Anyu5 are two elite maize hybrids of China, which manifest similar paternal lines (Chang7-2) but different maternal lines (Zheng58 and Ye478). Zhengdan958 has a 10-15% yield advantage over Anyu5. In this study, we applied digital gene expression technology to analyze transcriptomes of mature embryos from the two hybrids and their parents… CONTINUE READING