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Complex-trait analysis in plants

Thomas Mitchell-Olds

Author Affiliations

Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Department of Biology, PO Box 90338, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA

Genome Biology 2010, 11:113  doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-4-113

Published: 20 April 2010

Abstract

Two recent studies in Arabidopsis have identified quantitative trait loci (QTLs) by population- association and family-based studies, respectively, providing further data on the genetic architecture of complex-trait variation in plants.