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Volume 15 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the International Symposium on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Woody Plants

Proceedings

Edited by Rongling Wu, Qixiang Zhang and Zuoheng Wang

Publication of this article has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests. Image credits: Photo by Lidan Sun.

International Symposium on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Woody Plants.

Nantong, China16-18 August 2013

  1. Mei, Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc., is an ornamental plant popular in East Asia and, as an important member of genus Prunus, has played a pivotal role in systematic studies of the Rosaceae. However, the genetic arch...

    Authors: Lidan Sun, Yaqun Wang, Xiaolan Yan, Tangren Cheng, Kaifeng Ma, Weiru Yang, Huitang Pan, Chengfei Zheng, Xuli Zhu, Jia Wang, Rongling Wu and Qixiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S1
  2. Torreya grandis Fort. ex Lindl, a conifer species widely distributed in Southeastern China, is of high economic value by producing edible, nutrient seeds. However, knowledge about the genome structure and organiz...

    Authors: Yanru Zeng, Shengyue Ye, Weiwu Yu, Song Wu, Wei Hou, Rongling Wu, Wensheng Dai and Jun Chang
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S2
  3. To optimize marker-assisted selection programs, knowledge of the genetic architecture of phenotypic traits is very important for breeders. Generally, most phenotypes, e.g. morphological and physiological trait...

    Authors: Zunzheng Wei, Guanyu Zhang, Qingzhang Du, Jinfeng Zhang, Bailian Li and Deqiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S3
  4. S-adenosyl-l-homocysteine hydrolase (SAHH) is the only eukaryotic enzyme capable of S-adenosyl-l-homocysteine (SAH) catabolism for the maintenance of cellular transmethylation potential. Recently, biochemical ...

    Authors: Qingzhang Du, Lu Wang, Daling Zhou, Haijiao Yang, Chenrui Gong, Wei Pan and Deqiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S4
  5. Populus euphratica is a representative model woody plant species for studying resistance to abiotic stresses such as drought and salt. Salt stress is one of the most common environmental factors that affect plant...

    Authors: Jingna Si, Tao Zhou, Wenhao Bo, Fang Xu and Rongling Wu
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S6
  6. Transgenic poplar (Populus × euramericana 'Guariento') plants harboring five exogenous, stress-related genes exhibit increased tolerance to multiple stresses including drought, salt, waterlogging, and insect feed...

    Authors: Weixi Zhang, Yanguang Chu, Changjun Ding, Bingyu Zhang, Qinjun Huang, Zanmin Hu, Rongfeng Huang, Yingchuan Tian and Xiaohua Su
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S7
  7. Plants with heterosis/hybrid vigor perform better than their parents in many traits. However, the biological mechanisms underlying heterosis remain unclear. To investigate the significance of DNA methylation t...

    Authors: Ming Gao, Qinjun Huang, Yanguang Chu, Changjun Ding, Bingyu Zhang and Xiaohua Su
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S8
  8. DNA methylation is an important biological form of epigenetic modification, playing key roles in plant development and environmental responses.

    Authors: Dan Liang, Zhoujia Zhang, Honglong Wu, Chunyu Huang, Peng Shuai, Chu-Yu Ye, Sha Tang, Yunjie Wang, Ling Yang, Jun Wang, Weilun Yin and Xinli Xia
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S9
  9. Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi) has been introduced in China at the end of the 19th century, and as one successful exotic species, is becoming the preferred coniferous in northern China and sub-tropical alpine r...

    Authors: Meng Lai, Xiaomei Sun, Dongsheng Chen, Yunhui Xie and Shougong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S10
  10. The Tibetan poplar (Populus szechuanica var. tibetica Schneid), which is distributed at altitudes of 2,000-4,500 m above sea level, is an ecologically important species of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and adjacent a...

    Authors: Dengfeng Shen, Wenhao Bo, Fang Xu and Rongling Wu
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S11

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