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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

Plant lncRNAs are enriched in and move systemically through the phloem in response to phosphate deficiency
2018.
Zhang, Z., Zheng, Y., Ham, B., Zhang, S., Fei, Zhangjun, Lucas, W.J.
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology.
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Insights into population structure of East African sweetpotato cultivars from hybrid assembly of chloroplast genomes
2018.
Zhou, C., Duarte, T., Silvestre, R., Rossel, G., Mwanga, R.O.M., Khan, A., George, A.W., Fei, Zhanju…
Gates Open Research.
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Transcriptomic and functional analysis of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) fruit phloem during early development
2018.
Sui, X., Nie, J., Li, X., Scanlon, M.J., Zhang, C., Zheng, Y., Ma, S., Shan, N., Fei, Zhangjun, Turg…
The Plant Journal.
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Global Analysis of Baculovirus Autographa californica Multiple Nucleopolyhedrovirus Gene Expression in the Midgut of the Lepidopteran Host Trichoplusia ni
2018.
Shrestha, A., Bao, K., Chen, Y., Chen, W., Wang, P., Fei, Zhangjun and Blissard, Gary
Journal of Virology.
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Tomato stigma exsertion induced by high temperature is associated with the jasmonate signalling pathway
2018.
Pan, C., Yang, D., Zhao, X., Jiao, C., Yan, Y., Lamin‐Samu, A.T., Wang, Q., Xu, X., Fei, Zhangjun …
Plant, Cell and Environment.
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Global Analysis of Baculovirus Autographa californica Multiple Nucleopolyhedrovirus Gene Expression in the Midgut of the Lepidopteran Host Trichoplusia ni
2018.
Shrestha, A., Bao, K., Chen, Y., Chen, W., Wang, P., Fei, Zhangjun and Blissard, G.W.
Journal of Virology.
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Genome encode analyses reveal the basis of convergent evolution of fleshy fruit ripening
2018.
Lü, P., Yu, S., Zhu, N., Chen, Y., Zhou, B., Pan, Y., Tzeng, D., Fabi, J.P., Argyris, J., Garcia-M…
Nature Plants.
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784–791
Genome sequences of two diploid wild relatives of cultivated sweetpotato reveal targets for genetic improvement
2018.
Wu, S,, Lau, K.H., Cao, Q., Hamilton, J.P., Sun, H., Zhou, C., Eserman, L., Gemenet, D.C., Olukolu, …
Nature Communications.
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