Reading assignments:

  • Bradbury, L.M. et al. 2005. The gene for fragrance in rice. Plant Biotech J. 3:363-370

Arctic Apple: http://www.arcticapples.com/how-did-we-make-nonbrowning-apple/#.UIGtvm_A_ng

Innate potato: http://www.simplotplantsciences.com/index.php/about/the-science

Recommended readings:

  • Bourgis, F. et al. 2008. Characterization of the major fragrance gene from an aromatic japonica rice and analysis of its diversity in Asian cultivated rice. Theor. Appl Genet. 2008 Aug; 117(3): 353–368.

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