Open Access Research article

Adaptation of barley to mild winters: A role for PPDH2

M Cristina Casao1, Ildiko Karsai2, Ernesto Igartua1, M Pilar Gracia1, Otto Veisz2 and Ana M Casas1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Genetics and Plant Production, Aula Dei Experimental Station, EEAD-CSIC, Avda. Montañana 1005, E-50059 Zaragoza, Spain

2 Agricultural Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, ARI-HAS, 2462 Martonvásár, Brunszvik u. 2, Hungary

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BMC Plant Biology 2011, 11:164  doi:10.1186/1471-2229-11-164

Published: 18 November 2011

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Additional file 1:

Short day sensitivity. Description of the nature and function of the PPDH2 alleles, compared to previous reports in the literature.

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Barley cultivars characterized in this study. The country of origin, row number, and alleles present at VRNH1, VRNH2, VRNH3, PPDH1, and PPDH2 are presented.

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Winter barley cultivars included in the field trial. The country of origin, row number, growth habit, alleles present at VRNH1, VRNH2, VRNH3, PPDH1, and PPDH2, and the sources of the information are presented.

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