Feature: Eucalyptus genome

Last updated: 8 May, 2015

The latest issue of New Phytologist (Vol. 206 No. 4) contains a number of articles focusing on the theme of 'Eucalyptus genome'.


The featured articles are:



Plant scientists celebrate new woody plant genome

Steven H. Strauss and Alexander A. Myburg


Full papers

High-resolution genetic maps of Eucalyptus improve Eucalyptus grandis genome assembly

Jérôme Bartholomé, Eric Mandrou, André Mabiala, Jerry Jenkins, Ibouniyamine Nabihoudine, Christophe Klopp, Jeremy Schmutz, Christophe Plomion and Jean-Marc Gion


Genome-wide analysis of the lignin toolbox of Eucalyptus grandis

Victor Carocha, Marçal Soler, Charles Hefer, Hua Cassan-Wang, Pedro Fevereiro, Alexander A. Myburg, Jorge A. P. Paiva and Jacqueline Grima-Pettenati


The fasciclin-like arabinogalactan protein family of Eucalyptus grandis contains members that impact wood biology and biomechanics

Colleen P. MacMillan, Lynette Taylor, Yingdong Bi, Simon G. Southerton, Rob Evans and Antanas Spokevicius


Protein domain evolution is associated with reproductive diversification and adaptive radiation in the genus Eucalyptus

Anna R. Kersting, Eshchar Mizrachi, Erich Bornberg-Bauer and Alexander A. Myburg


Structural, evolutionary and functional analysis of the NAC domain protein family in Eucalyptus

Steven G. Hussey, Mohammed N. Saïdi, Charles A. Hefer, Alexander A. Myburg and Jacqueline Grima-Pettenati


Investigating the molecular underpinnings underlying morphology and changes in carbon partitioning during tension wood formation in Eucalyptus

Eshchar Mizrachi, Victoria J. Maloney, Janine Silberbauer, Charles A. Hefer, Dave K. Berger, Shawn D. Mansfield and Alexander A. Myburg


The Eucalyptus grandis R2R3-MYB transcription factor family: evidence for woody growth-related evolution and function

Marçal Soler, Eduardo Leal Oliveira Camargo, Victor Carocha, Hua Cassan-Wang, Hélène San Clemente, Bruno Savelli, Charles A. Hefer, Jorge A. Pinto Paiva, Alexander A. Myburg and Jacqueline Grima-Pettenati


Genomic patterns of species diversity and divergence in Eucalyptus

Corey J. Hudson, Jules S. Freeman, Alexander A. Myburg, Brad M. Potts and René E. Vaillancourt


Comparative interrogation of the developing xylem transcriptomes of two wood-forming species: Populus trichocarpa and Eucalyptus grandis

Charles A. Hefer, Eshchar Mizrachi, Alexander A. Myburg, Carl J. Douglas and Shawn D. Mansfield


The floral transcriptome of Eucalyptus grandis

Kelly J. Vining, Elisson Romanel, Rebecca C. Jones, Amy Klocko, Marcio Alves-Ferreira, Charles A. Hefer, Vindhya Amarasinghe, Palitha Dharmawardhana, Sushma Naithani, Martin Ranik, James Wesley-Smith, Luke Solomon, Pankaj Jaiswal, Alexander A. Myburg and Steven H. Strauss


The effect of elevated carbon dioxide on the interaction between Eucalyptus grandis and diverse isolates of Pisolithus sp. is associated with a complex shift in the root transcriptome

Jonathan M. Plett, Annegret Kohler, Amit Khachane, Kerry Keniry, Krista L. Plett, Francis Martin and Ian C. Anderson


Genetic architecture of carbon isotope composition and growth in Eucalyptus across multiple environments

Jérôme Bartholomé, André Mabiala, Bruno Savelli, Didier Bert, Oliver Brendel, Christophe Plomion and Jean-Marc Gion



A flexible multi-species genome-wide 60K SNP chip developed from pooled resequencing of 240 Eucalyptus tree genomes across 12 species

Orzenil B. Silva-Junior, Danielle A. Faria and Dario Grattapaglia


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Originally published 8th May 2015.