Journal article

CELLULOSE SYNTHASE INTERACTING 1 is required for wood mechanics and leaf morphology in aspen

Anne Bunder, Ola Sundman, Amir Mahboubi, Staffan Persson, Shawn D Mansfield, Markus Ruggeberg, Totte Niittyla

The Plant Journal | WILEY | Published : 2020

University of Melbourne Researchers


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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Cheng Choo Lee and Agnieszka Ziolkowska for assistance with electron microscopy, Junko Takahashi-Schmidt and the biopolymer analytical facility at UPSC for help with wood analysis and Valentina Floran for help with the cloning of the CSI1RNAi construct. This work was supported by Bio4Energy (Swedish Programme for Renewable Energy), the Umea Plant Science Centre, Berzelii Centre for Forest Biotechnology funded by VINNOVA and the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development (Formas). Staffan Persson was supported by R@MAP Professor Funds at University of Melbourne and ARC DP and FT grants (DP190101941; FT160100218).