21st-Century Weed Science: A Call for Amaranthus Genomics

Patrick J. Tranel, Federico Trucco

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationWeedy and Invasive Plant Genomics
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Number of pages29
ISBN (Print)9780813822884
StatePublished - Sep 28 2009


  • 21st-century weed science and Amaranthus genomics
  • Dioecious Species, The "New" weeds
  • Genus Amaranthus (Caryophyllales: Amaranthaceae)
  • Hybridization and adaptive evolution
  • Hybridization between Amaranthus species
  • Interspecies gene flow and chromosomal evolution
  • Molecular biology and genomic research tools
  • Non-target-site atrazine resistance discovery in A. tuberculatus
  • Weed science research and study of weed biology and ecology
  • Whole-genome molecular-mapping approach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology

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