• A catalogue of resistance gene homologs and a chromosome‐scale reference sequence support resistance gene mapping in winter wheat

    11 days ago - By Wiley

    Summary
    A resistance gene atlas is an integral component of the breeder's arsenal in the fight against evolving pathogens. Thanks to high-throughput sequencing, catalogues of resistance genes can be assembled even in crop species with large and polyploid genomes. Here, we report on capture sequencing and assembly of resistance gene homologs in a diversity panel of 907 winter wheat genotypes comprising ex situ genebank accessions and current elite cultivars. In addition, we use accurate long-read sequencing and chromosome conformation capture sequencing to construct a chromosome-scale...
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