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Plant Breeding experiences, quantity 24, half 2 offers cutting-edge studies on plant genetics and the breeding of every kind of plants via either conventional capability and molecular tools. The emphasis of the sequence is on technique, a pragmatic figuring out of crop genetics, and purposes to significant vegetation.

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In A. thaliana, the SHATTERPROOF genes (SHP1 and SHP2) control fruit dehiscence (Liljegren et al. 2000). The two genes are redundant and can substitute for each other. They cause the differentiation of the dehiscence zone and the lignification of the adjacent cells. Their sequence includes a MADS box motif, suggesting that they are regulatory genes. Finally, the CAULIFLOWER gene in Arabidopsis and BoCAL gene in Brassica oleracea affect inflorescence structure and are responsible for the cauliflower and broccoli phenotypes (Purugganan et al.

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