Bread matters: A national initiative to profile the genetic diversity of Australian wheat
MetadataShow full item record
The large and complex genome of wheat makes genetic and genomic analysis in this important species both expensive and resource intensive. The application of next-generation sequencing technologies is particularly resource intensive, with at least 17Gbp of sequence data required to obtain minimal (1×) coverage of the genome. A similar volume of data would represent almost 40× coverage of the rice genome. Progress can be made through the establishment of consortia to produce shared genomic resources. Australian wheat genome researchers, working with Bioplatforms Australia, have collaborated in a national initiative to establish a genetic diversity dataset representing Australian wheat germplasm based on whole genome next-generation sequencing data. Here, we describe the establishment and validation of this resource which can provide a model for broader international initiatives for the analysis of large and complex genomes.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Comparative genomics of the wheat fungal pathogen Pyrenophora tritici-repentis reveals chromosomal variations and genome plasticityMoolhuijzen, Paula; See, Pao Theen; Hane, James; Shi, G.; Liu, Z.; Oliver, Richard; Moffat, Caroline (2018)© 2018 The Author(s). Background: Pyrenophora tritici-repentis (Ptr) is a necrotrophic fungal pathogen that causes the major wheat disease, tan spot. We set out to provide essential genomics-based resources in order to ...
Assessing European wheat sensitivities to parastagonospora nodorum necrotrophic effectors and fine-mapping the Snn3-B1 locus conferring sensitivity to the effector SnTox3Downie, R.; Bouvet, L.; Furuki, Eiko; Gosman, N.; Gardner, K.; Mackay, I.; Mantello, C.; Mellers, G.; Phan, Huyen Phan; Rose, G.; Tan, Kar-Chun; Oliver, Richard; Cockram, J. (2018)© 2018 Downie, Bouvet, Furuki, Gosman, Gardner, Mackay, Campos Mantello, Mellers, Phan, Rose, Tan, Oliver and Cockram. Parastagonospora nodorum is a necrotrophic fungal pathogen of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), one of the ...
Novel sources of resistance to Septoria nodorum blotch in the Vavilov wheat collection identified by genome-wide association studiesPhan, H.; Rybak, K.; Bertazzoni, S.; Furuki, E.; Dinglasan, E.; Hickey, L.; Oliver, R.; Tan, Kar-Chun (2018)The fungus Parastagonospora nodorum is the causal agent of Septoria nodorum blotch (SNB) of wheat. The pathosystem is mediated by multiple fungal necrotrophic effector–host sensitivity gene interactions that include ...