Genomic Applications and Resources to Dissect Flowering Time Control in Narrow-Leafed Lupin

Part of the Compendium of Plant Genomes book series (CPG)


Flowering time is a highly influential phenological trait for crop adaptation, and in the case of narrow-leafed lupin (Lupinus angustifolius L.), has been one of the most economically significant traits for crop production in both Australia and Europe. Given the importance of this trait, understanding the genetic basis of flowering time has become an important goal for pre-breeding. In this chapter, we report the current achievements made to dissect the control of flowering in narrow-leafed lupin using a variety of genetic and genomic approaches, and discuss how new and emerging resources will continue to shape our understanding of these complex genetic regulatory networks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UWA School of Agriculture and EnvironmentThe University of Western AustraliaPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Agriculture & FoodFloreatAustralia
  3. 3.Centre for Crop and Disease Management, Curtin UniversityBentleyAustralia
  4. 4.The UWA Institute of Agriculture, The University of Western AustraliaPerthAustralia
  5. 5.Natural Capital and Plant Health, Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Wakehurst PlaceArdingly, Haywards Heath, SussexUK

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