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Genome of the long-living sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.)
Abstract Background Sacred lotus is a basal eudicot with agricultural, medicinal, cultural and religious importance. It was domesticated in Asia about 7,000 years ago, and cultivated for its rhizomes and seeds as a food ...
Microcollinearity between autopolyploid sugarcane and diploid sorghum genomes
Abstract Background Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) has become an increasingly important crop for its leading role in biofuel production. The high sugar content species S. officinarum is an octoploid without known diploid ...