Annals of Botany volume 123, issue 6, P977-992 2019 DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcy230 View full text
J Harper, J De Vega, S Swain, D Heavens, D Gasior, A Thomas, C Evans, A Lovatt, S Lister, D Thorogood, L Skøt, M Hegarty, T Blackmore, D Kudrna et al.

Abstract: Background and Aims Lolium perenne (perennial ryegrass) is the most widely cultivated forage and amenity grass species in temperate areas worldwide and there is a need to understand the genetic architectures of key agricultural traits and crop characteristics that deliver wider environmental services. Our aim was to identify genomic regions associated with agriculturally important traits by integrating a bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC)-based physical map with a ge…

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