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Latest News Releases

Pumpkin genomes sequenced revealing uncommon evolutionary history

For some, pumpkins conjure carved Halloween decorations, but for many people around the world, these gourds provide nutrition. Scientists at Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) and the National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables in Beijing have sequenced the genomes of two important pumpkin species, Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata.

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Latest Publications

Systemic Acquired Resistance and Salicylic Acid: Past, Present and Future
2018.
Klessig, Daniel F., Choi, H. W., Dempsey, D. A.
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions.
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Predator-secreted sulfolipids induce defensive responses in C. elegans
2018.
Liu, Z., Kariya, M. J., Chute, C. D., Pribadi, A. K., Leinwand, S. G., Tong, A., Curran, K. P., Bose…
Nature Communications.
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Changes in the free amino acid composition of Capsicum annuum (pepper) leaves in response to Myzus persicae (green peach aphid) infestation. A comparison with water stress
2018.
Florencio-Ortiz, V., Sellés-Marchart, S., Zubcoff-Vallejo, J., Jander, Georg, Casas, J. L.
PLOS One.
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Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals networks of genes activated in the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci when fed on tomato plants infected with Tomato yellow leaf curl virus
2018.
Hasegawa, D. K., Chen, W., Zheng, Y., Kaur, N., Wintermantel, W. M., Simmons, A. M., Fei, Zhangjun, …
Virology.
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52–64
Admixture, evolution, and variation in reproductive isolation in the Boechera puberula clade
2018.
Schilling, M. P., Gompert, Z., Li, Fay-Wei, Windham, M. D., Wolf, P. G.
BMC Evolutionary Biology.
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Erysimum cheiranthoides, an ecological research system with potential as a genetic and genomic model for studying cardiac glycoside biosynthesis
2018.
Züst, T., Mirzaei, M., Jander, Georg
Phytochemistry Reviews.
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1–13
Maize carbohydrate partitioning defective1 Impacts Carbohydrate Distribution, Callose Accumulation, and Phloem Function
2018.
Julius, B. T., Slewinski, T. L., Frank Baker, R., Tzin, V., Zhou, S., Bihmidine, S., Jander, Georg, …
Journal of Experimental Botany.
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Linkage between the I-3 gene for resistance to Fusarium wilt race 3 and increased sensitivity to bacterial spot in tomato
2018.
Li, J., Chitwood, J., Menda, N., Mueller, Lukas A., Hutton, S. F.
TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik.
131
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145–155

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