Journal article

Genome sequences of two diploid wild relatives of cultivated sweetpotato reveal targets for genetic improvement

Shan Wu, Kin H Lau, Qinghe Cao, John P Hamilton, Honghe Sun, Chenxi Zhou, Lauren Eserman, Dorcus C Gemenet, Bode A Olukolu, Haiyan Wang, Emily Crisovan, Grant T Godden, Chen Jiao, Xin Wang, Mercy Kitavi, Norma Manrique-Carpintero, Brieanne Vaillancourt, Krystle Wiegert-Rininger, Xinsun Yang, Kan Bao Show all

Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2018

University of Melbourne Researchers


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Funding Acknowledgements

We are grateful to Maria del Rosario Herrera, Federico Diaz, Veronica Mosquera and Maria David for technical support, and to Drs. Mingcheng Luo and Tingting Zhu for help in generating BioNano genome maps. This research was supported by grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1052983), National Natural Science Foundation of China (31461143017), National Key Research and Development Program of China (Minor cereal Fund), National Science Foundation (DEB-1601251), The North Carolina SweetPotato Commission, and the North Carolina State University Agricultural Research Service. Research at CIP was undertaken as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) and supported by CGIAR Fund Donors ( research was also supported by the use of the NeCTAR Research Cloud, by QCIF and by the University of Queensland's Research Computing Centre (RCC). The NeCTAR Research Cloud is a collaborative Australian research platform supported by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy.