Whole-genome sequencing reveals untapped genetic potential in Africa’s indigenous cereal crop sorghum

@article{Mace2013WholegenomeSR,
  title={Whole-genome sequencing reveals untapped genetic potential in Africa’s indigenous cereal crop sorghum},
  author={Emma S. Mace and Shuaishuai Tai and Edward K. Gilding and Yanhong Li and Peter J. Prentis and Lianle Bian and Bradley C. Campbell and Wushu Hu and David J. Innes and Xuelian Han and Alan W. Cruickshank and Changming Dai and C{\'e}line H. Fr{\`e}re and Haikuan Zhang and Colleen H. Hunt and Xianyuan Wang and Tracey Shatte and Miao Wang and Zhenping Su and Jun Li and Xiaozhen Lin and Ian D. Godwin and David R. Jordan and Jun Wang},
  journal={Nature Communications},
  year={2013},
  volume={4}
}
Sorghum is a food and feed cereal crop adapted to heat and drought and a staple for 500 million of the world's poorest people. Its small diploid genome and phenotypic diversity make it an ideal C4 grass model as a complement to C3 rice. Here we present high coverage (16-45 × ) resequenced genomes of 44 sorghum lines representing the primary gene pool and spanning dimensions of geographic origin, end-use and taxonomic group. We also report the first resequenced genome of S. propinquum… 
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