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Genome sequencing: Illuminating the sunflower genome

A high-quality sunflower genome provides insight into Asterid genome evolution. Moreover, integrative analyses based on quantitative genetics, expression and diversity data uncover the gene networks and candidate genes for oil metabolism and flowering time, two important agronomic traits for sunflowers.

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  1. Sébastien Renaut is in the Département de Sciences Biologiques, Institut de Recherche en Biologie Végétale, Université de Montréal, 4101 Sherbrooke Est, Montréal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada

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  2. Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science, 1205, avenue du Docteur-Penfield, Montréal, Québec H3A 1B1, Canada.

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