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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Sorghum Bicolor-An Important Species for Comparative Grass Genomics and a Source of Beneficial Genes for Agriculture

item Mullet, John - TEXAS A&M UNIV
item Klein, Robert
item Klein, Patricia - TEXAS A&M UNIV

Submitted to: Current Opinion in Plant Biology
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: October 1, 2001
Publication Date: December 20, 2001
Citation: Mullet, J.E., Klein, R.R., Klein, P.E. 2001. Sorghum bicolor - An important species for comparative grass genomics and a source of beneficial genes for agriculture. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 5:118-121.

Technical Abstract: A high resolution genetic, physical and cytological map of the sorghum genome is being assembled using Amplified Fragment Length polymorphic DNA marker technology, six dimensional pooling of BAC libraries, cDNA mapping technology, and cytogenetic analysis. Recent advances in sorghum comparative genomics and gene transfer technology are accelerating the discovery and utilization of valuable sorghum genes and alleles.

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