Genetic and transcriptomic analyses of lignin- and lodging-related traits in Brassica napus

Genetic and transcriptomic analyses of lignin- and lodging-related traits in Brassica napus Theor Appl Genet (2017) 130:1961–1973 DOI 10.1007/s00122-017-2937-x ORIGINAL ARTICLE Genetic and transcriptomic analyses of lignin‑ and lodging‑related traits in Brassica napus 1,2 1 1 1 1 1 Lijuan Wei · Hongju Jian · Kun Lu · Nengwen Yin · Jia Wang · Xiujian Duan · 1 1 1 1 2 1 Wei Li · Liezhao Liu · Xinfu Xu · Rui Wang · Andrew H. Paterson · Jiana Li Received: 20 March 2017 / Accepted: 15 June 2017 / Published online: 20 June 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract (especially glucosinolate catabolism) and cell wall biogen- Key message Candidate genes associated with lignin esis, while down-regulated genes were involved in glucosi- and lodging traits were identified by combining pheno ‑ nolate biosynthesis, indicating that crosstalk exists between typic, genotypic, and gene expression data in B. napus. glucosinolate metabolic processes and lignin biosynthesis. Abstract Brassica napus is one of the world’s most impor- Integrating this differential expression with the GWAS tant oilseed crops, but its yield can be dramatically reduced analysis, we identified four candidate genes regulating by lodging, bending, and falling of its vertical stems. lignin, including glycosyl hydrolase (BnaA01g00480D), Lignin has been shown to contribute to stem TAG Theoretical and Applied Genetics Springer Journals

Genetic and transcriptomic analyses of lignin- and lodging-related traits in Brassica napus

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Life Sciences; Plant Breeding/Biotechnology; Plant Genetics and Genomics; Agriculture; Plant Biochemistry; Biochemistry, general; Biotechnology
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