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The 1001 Genomes Project for Arabidopsis thaliana

Detlef Weigel1* and Richard Mott2

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

2 Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford OX3 7BN, UK

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Genome Biology 2009, 10:107  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-5-107

Published: 27 May 2009

Abstract

We advocate here a 1001 Genomes project for Arabidopsis thaliana, the workhorse of plant genetics, which will provide an enormous boost for plant research with a modest financial investment.