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Molecular and cellular characteristics of hybrid vigour in a commercial hybrid of Chinese cabbage

Saeki, Natsumi; Kawanabe, Takahiro; Ying, Hua; Shimizu, Motoki; Kojima, Mikiko; Abe, Hiroshi; Okazaki, Keiichi; Kaji, Makoto; Taylor, Jennifer; Sakakibara, Hitoshi; Peacock, W. James; Dennis, Elizabeth; Fujimoto, Ryo

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BACKGROUND: Heterosis or hybrid vigour is a phenomenon in which hybrid progeny exhibit superior performance compared to their parental inbred lines. Most commercial Chinese cabbage cultivars are F1 hybrids and their level of hybrid vigour is of critical importance and is a key selection criterion in the breeding system. RESULTS: We have characterized the heterotic phenotype of one F1 hybrid cultivar of Chinese cabbage and its parental lines from early- to late-developmental stages of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153060
Source: BMC Plant Biology
DOI: 10.1186/s12870-016-0734-3
Access Rights: Open Access

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