Written by researchers representing six countries and 28 institutions, this book highlights the development of the genus Populus as a model organism for tree genomics. Reflecting an impressive depth of coverage, the contributors' thorough reviews and analyses of Populus genomics provide insight into future discoveries about the basic biology of thi

chapter 1|28 pages

Populus: A Premier Pioneer System for Plant Genomics

ByStephen P. DiFazio, Gancho T. Slavov and Chandrashekhar P. Joshi

chapter 2|33 pages

Populus Genomic Resources

ByDerek R. Drost, Catherine I. Benedict, Evandro Novaes

chapter 4|27 pages

The Populus Genome Sequence

ByStephen P. DiFazio, Xiaohan Yang and Gerald A. Tuskan

chapter 5|16 pages

Poplar Genome Microarrays

ByChung-Jui Tsai, Priya Ranjan, Stephen P. DiFazio,

chapter 6|38 pages

Poplar Proteomics: Update and Future Challenges

ByChristophe Plomion, Delphine Vincent, Frank Bedon, Johann Joets

chapter 7|26 pages

Metabolomics in Poplar

ByAndrew R. Robinson and Shawn D. Mansfi eld

chapter 8|39 pages

Transcription Factors in Poplar Growth and Development

ByAmy M. Brunner, Eric P. Beers

chapter 9|24 pages

Auxin Signaling and Response Mechanisms and Roles in

ByPlant Growth and Development

chapter 10|17 pages

Genetic Control of the Annual Growth Cycle in

ByWoody Plants

chapter 11|32 pages

Regulation of Flowering Time in Poplar

ByCetin Yuceer, Chuan-Yu Hsu, Amy M. Brunner