From Gene to Phenotype
From gene to phenotype
- Reading assignments (Abstract, Introduction, and Conclusions/Discussion for both papers).
- Schnable, P. and N. Springer. 2013. Progress toward understanding heterosis in crop plants. Annu. Rev. Plant Biol. 64:71-88.
- Cuesta-Marcos, A. et al. 2015. The relationships between development and low temperature tolerance in barley near isogenic lines differing in flowering behavior. Plant Cell Physiol. 56:2312-2324.
- Recommended readings:
- Full papers for each of the required assignments
- For a lengthy review of epistasis and its impact on plant breeding, see http://www4.ncsu.edu/~jholland/Pubs/Epistasis.pdf or, if you have access, try http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9780470650196.ch2/summary. Section III is the most relevant to the slides; the other sections provide some in-depth detail. A general overview is available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK21850/
- For more information on squash genes and their phenotypes, see http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/content/40/6/1620.full.pdf
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