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Volume 16 Supplement 1

Selected articles from PlantGen 2015 conference: Plant biology


Publication of this supplement 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.

Novosibirsk, Russia17-21 June 2015

  1. Content type: Research

    Theauxin efflux carrier PIN1 is a key mediator of polar auxin transport in developing plant tissues. This is why factors that are supposed to be involved in auxin distribution are frequently tested in the regu...

    Authors: N.A. Omelyanchuk, V.V. Kovrizhnykh, E.A. Oshchepkova, T. Pasternak, K. Palme and V.V. Mironova

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2016 16(Suppl 1):5

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  2. Content type: Research

    Stem rust (SR) is one of the most economically devastating barley diseases in Kazakhstan, and in some years it causes up to 50 % of yield losses. Routine conventional breeding for resistance to stem rust is al...

    Authors: Yerlan Turuspekov, Danara Ormanbekova, Aralbek Rsaliev and Saule Abugalieva

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2016 16(Suppl 1):6

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  3. Content type: Research

    Radish (Raphanus sativus L.) is a widespread agricultural plant forming storage root due to extensive secondary growth which involves cambium proliferation and differentiation of secondary conductive tissues. Clo...

    Authors: Maria S. Gancheva, Irina E. Dodueva, Maria A. Lebedeva, Varvara E. Tvorogova, Alexandr A. Tkachenko and Ludmila A. Lutova

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2016 16(Suppl 1):7

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  4. Content type: Research

    Variability of heading date may assist in wheat adaptation to local environments. Thereafter, discovery of new heading date determinants is important for cereal improvement. In this study we used common wheat ...

    Authors: Antonina A. Kiseleva, Andrey B. Shcherban, Irina N. Leonova, Zeev Frenkel and Elena A. Salina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2016 16(Suppl 1):8

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  5. Content type: Research

    Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) is the second most important grain legume cultivated by resource poor farmers in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. In order to harness the untapped genetic potential available for c...

    Authors: Mahendar Thudi, Aamir W. Khan, Vinay Kumar, Pooran M. Gaur, Krishnamohan Katta, Vanika Garg, Manish Roorkiwal, Srinivasan Samineni and Rajeev K. Varshney

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2016 16(Suppl 1):10

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  6. Content type: Research

    In wheat, the vernalization requirement is mainly controlled by the VRN genes. Different species of hexaploid and tetraploid wheat are widely used as genetic source for new mutant variants and alleles for fundame...

    Authors: Alexandr Muterko, Ruslan Kalendar and Elena Salina

    Citation: BMC Plant Biology 2016 16(Suppl 1):9

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