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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Renaut, S. Genome sequencing: Illuminating the sunflower genome. Nature Plants 3, 17099 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2017.99