Association mapping for wood quality and growth traits in Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus Labill identifies nine stable marker-trait associations for seven traits
Saravanan Thavamanikumar, Luke J McManus, Peter K Ades, Gerd Bossinger, Desmond J Stackpole, Richard Kerr, Sara Hadjigol, Jules S Freeman, Rene E Vaillancourt, Peng Zhu, Josquin FG Tibbits
Tree Genetics & Genomes | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2014
The authors wish to thank Gunns Ltd for providing access to the provenance-progeny trial to collect DNA samples and the Southern Tree Breeding Association for access to the validation population and provision of phenotypic data and breeding values. Dr. Chris Harwood is thanked for his constant support throughout the project and for comments on the manuscript. Professor Brad Potts and Dr. Pauline Garnier-Gere are thanked for their comments on the manuscript. Funding support for this project was provided by the CRC for Forestry (www.crcforestry.com.au).