- Genetics and geography of wild cereal domestication in the near eastFrancesco Salamini
Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, Carl von Linne Weg 10, 50829 Köln, Germany
Nat Rev Genet 3:429-41. 2002..A better understanding of the genetic differences between wild grasses and domesticated crops adds important facets to the continuing debate on the origin of Western agriculture and the societies to which it gave rise...
- Molecular cloning of the potato Gro1-4 gene conferring resistance to pathotype Ro1 of the root cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis, based on a candidate gene approachJürgen Paal
MPI für Züchtungsforschung, Carl von Linne Weg 10, 50829 Köln, Germany
Plant J 38:285-97. 2004..RT-PCR also demonstrated that members of the Gro1 gene family are expressed in most potato tissues...
- Nuclear photosynthetic gene expression is synergistically modulated by rates of protein synthesis in chloroplasts and mitochondriaPaolo Pesaresi
Abteilung für Pflanzenzüchtung und Genetik, Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, D 50829 Cologne, Germany
Plant Cell 18:970-91. 2006....
- Transcript profiles at different growth stages and tap-root zones identify correlated developmental and metabolic pathways of sugar beetDiana Bellin
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Department of Plant Breeding and Yield Physiology, Carl von Linne Weg 10, D 50827 Köln, Germany
J Exp Bot 58:699-715. 2007..Transcripts preferentially occurring in sucrose-accumulating young beet cells and newly generated peripheral cells of mature beets are discussed as potential breeding targets to improve sink strength and growth...
- Plant Biology. Hormones and the green revolutionFrancesco Salamini
Max Planck Institute of Breeding Research, 50829 Köln, Germany
Science 302:71-2. 2003..that identifies the cause of dwarfism in agronomically important varieties of maize and sorghum. In these cases, dwarfism is caused by defective transport of another growth hormone called auxin...
- Retrotransposons and siRNA have a role in the evolution of desiccation tolerance leading to resurrection of the plant Craterostigma plantagineumTobias Hilbricht
Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, Carl von Linne Weg 10, D 50829 Köln, Germany
New Phytol 179:877-87. 2008..This may be a case of evolution towards the acquisition of a new trait, stimulated by the environment acting directly on intra-genomic DNA replication...
- Cold sweetening in diploid potato: mapping quantitative trait loci and candidate genesCristina M Menéndez
Max Planck Institut fur Zuchtungsforschung, 50829 Köln, Germany
Genetics 162:1423-34. 2002..The results suggest that allelic variants of enzymes operating in carbohydrate metabolic pathways contribute to the genetic variation in cold sweetening...
- Haplotype structure at seven barley genes: relevance to gene pool bottlenecks, phylogeny of ear type and site of barley domesticationBenjamin Kilian
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Carl von Linne Weg, 10, 50829, Koeln, Germany
Mol Genet Genomics 276:230-41. 2006....
- The ripples of "The Big (agricultural) Bang": the spread of early wheat cultivationShahal Abbo
RH Smith Institute of Plant Science and Genetics in Agriculture, The Levi Eshkol School of Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
Genome 49:861-3. 2006....