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The Rise of Cotton Genomics

Author:
Zaidi, Syed Shan-e-Ali, Mansoor, Shahid, Paterson, Andrew
Source:
Trends in plant science 2018 v.23 no.11 pp. 953-955
ISSN:
1360-1385
Subject:
cotton, diploidy, disease resistance, fiber quality, genomics, nucleotide sequences, resistance genes, tetraploidy
Abstract:
Cotton is the most important fiber crop, but its polyploid genome is complex and difficult to improve. Recent advances in obtaining high-quality genome sequences of cultivated tetraploid and diploid cotton species may now overcome this hurdle, as well as provide new insights on important fiber quality and disease resistance genes.
Agid:
6136107