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dc.contributor.authorYang, R.
dc.contributor.authorJuhasz, A.
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Y.
dc.contributor.authorChen, X.
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Y.
dc.contributor.authorShe, M.
dc.contributor.authorZhang, J.
dc.contributor.authorMaddern, R.
dc.contributor.authorEdwards, I.
dc.contributor.authorDiepeveen, Dean
dc.contributor.authorIslam, S.
dc.contributor.authorMa, W.
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-19T04:15:59Z
dc.date.available2019-02-19T04:15:59Z
dc.date.created2019-02-19T03:58:32Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.citationYang, R. and Juhasz, A. and Zhang, Y. and Chen, X. and Zhang, Y. and She, M. and Zhang, J. et al. 2018. Molecular characterisation of the NAM-1 genes in bread wheat in Australia. Crop and Pasture Science. 69 (12): pp. 1173-1181.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/74148
dc.identifier.doi10.1071/CP18273
dc.description.abstract

© 2018 CSIRO. The wheat NAM-B1 and NAM-A1 genes are positively associated with grain protein content (GPC) in wheat. We conducted molecular characterisation of the NAM-1 genes in 51 Australian wheat varieties (Triticum aestivum L.), with the aim of improving GPC and nitrogen-usage efficiency in Australian wheat. In summary, the wild type NAM-B1 gene, which originated from Israel, was identified in two Australian wheat varieties. Five varieties contained a deletion allele, whereas the majority (43) harboured a non-functional NAM-B1 allele and one variety contained both functional and non-functional alleles. Twenty-six Australian wheat varieties contained the NAM-A1a haplotype, which was similar to its well-characterised homoeolog NAM-B1 wild type and associated with high GPC. The NAM-D1 gene in the 51 wheat varieties was also characterised, and no gene variation in the exon regions was noted; only two single-nucleotide polymorphisms in introns 1 and 2 were found among the 51 varieties.

dc.publisherCSIRO Publishing
dc.titleMolecular characterisation of the NAM-1 genes in bread wheat in Australia
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.source.volume69
dcterms.source.number12
dcterms.source.startPage1173
dcterms.source.endPage1181
dcterms.source.issn1836-0947
dcterms.source.titleCrop and Pasture Science
curtin.departmentCentre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM)
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