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Particle Inflow Gun-Mediated Transformation of Sorghum Bicolor

  • S. B. Williams
  • S. J. Gray
  • H. K. C. Laidlaw
  • I. D. Godwin

Abstract

Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) is an important cereal throughout the semi-arid tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. Sorghum biotechnology research is not as advanced as other important cereals. Much of the genomics research that has been undertaken with sorghum is a reflection of its close co-linearity with the maize genome, rather than the interest in sorghum per se. It is in advances in genetic engineering research that sorghum particularly lags behind the progress made with other cereals.

Keywords

Particle Bombardment Chitinase Gene Stem Borer Maize Dwarf Mosaic Virus Sorghum Midge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. B. Williams
    • 1
  • S. J. Gray
    • 2
  • H. K. C. Laidlaw
    • 1
  • I. D. Godwin
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Land and Food SciencesThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Bureau of Sugar Experiment StationsIndooroopillyAustralia

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