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Population sequencing enhances understanding of tea plant evolution

Authors
  • Wang, Xinchao1
  • Feng, Hu2
  • Chang, Yuxiao2
  • Ma, Chunlei1
  • Wang, Liyuan1
  • Hao, Xinyuan1
  • Li, A’lun2
  • Cheng, Hao1
  • Wang, Lu1
  • Cui, Peng2
  • Jin, Jiqiang1
  • Wang, Xiaobo2
  • Wei, Kang1
  • Ai, Cheng2
  • Zhao, Sheng2
  • Wu, Zhichao2
  • Li, Youyong3
  • Liu, Benying3
  • Wang, Guo-Dong4, 4
  • Chen, Liang1
  • And 2 more
  • 1 Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hangzhou, 310008, China , Hangzhou (China)
  • 2 Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shenzhen, 518120, China , Shenzhen (China)
  • 3 Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Menghai, 650231, China , Menghai (China)
  • 4 Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, 650223, China , Kunming (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nature Communications
Publisher
Springer Nature
Publication Date
Sep 07, 2020
Volume
11
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-18228-8
Source
Springer Nature
License
Green

Abstract

Tea is an important beverage crop with a large and heterozygous genome. Here, the authors assemble the genome of the cultivar Longjing 43 and conduct a population genetics study to reveal divergent selection for disease resistance and flavor between the two variety groups.

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