Using the Eucalyptus genome to understand the evolution of plant secondary metabolites in the Myrtaceae

@inproceedings{Kulheim2011UsingTE,
  title={Using the Eucalyptus genome to understand the evolution of plant secondary metabolites in the Myrtaceae},
  author={Carsten Kulheim and Hamish Webb and Suat Hui Yeoh and Ian Robert Wallis and Gavin Moran and W. J. Foley},
  year={2011}
}
Background Eucalyptus trees (family Myrtaceae) are well-known for their high foliar content of several classes of secondary metabolites and these have a strong effect on the feeding patterns of several species of marsupials and at least some insects. Best known are the essential oils, which is mostly a mixture of terpenoids, but there are also significant… CONTINUE READING