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Association mapping in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) reveals independent control of apical vs. basal branching
Abstract Background Shoot branching is an important determinant of plant architecture and influences various aspects of growth and development. Selection on branching has also ...
Genetic analysis of safflower domestication
Abstract Background Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) is an oilseed crop in the Compositae (a.k.a. Asteraceae) that is valued for its oils rich in unsaturated fatty acids. Here, we present an ...