Table 1

Poplar tissues used for gene expression studies.

Sample name

Collection date (2001)

Tissue description


VB1

March 20

Overwintered terminal vegetative buds

VB2

April 3

Overwintered terminal vegetative buds approximately 1 week prior to bud flush

S

April 18

Newly expanding shoots (average shoot elongation = 38 mm)

ST1

May 3

Shoot tips, including unexpanded leaves

ST2

June 19

Shoot tips, including unexpanded leaves

VB3

August 7

Terminal vegetative buds

VB4

October 15

Terminal vegetative buds

FB

October 15

Inflorescence buds


Brunner et al. BMC Plant Biology 2004 4:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-4-14

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