Genome-wide association studies in plants: the missing heritability is in the field
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Genome Biology 2011, 12:232 doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-10-232Published: 28 October 2011
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been even more successful in plants than in humans. Mapping approaches can be extended to dissect adaptive genetic variation from structured background variation in an ecological context.