Draft genome sequence for common bean P. vulgaris

Researchers: William Crosby, Rong Cao, Krista Power, Kangfu Yu, K. Peter Pauls, Gale Bozzo, Frédéric Marsolais, Alireza Navabi, Alfons Weersink

Overview: Only 90,000 DNA traces for P. vul...

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Genomics of resistance to Xanthamonas axanopodis pv. Phaseoli in Common Bean

Researchers: William Crosby, Kangfu Yu, K. Peter Pauls, Alireza Navabi

Overview: The long term objective of the proposed research in this project is to increase the safety of the bean production systems and beans consumed in Canada by incorporating resistance to CBB caused by ...

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Bean Phenylpropanoid Pathway Genomics

Researchers: Rong Cao, K. Peter Pauls, Gale Bozzo, William Crosby, Krista Power, Alireza Navabi

Overview: Increasingly, North American consumers are choosing foods for the healthful qualities they have, in addition to their nutritive value. The Pulse Canada Nutrition and Health fact sheets emphasize the i...

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Phaseolus Storage Protein Genomics

Researchers: K. Peter Pauls, Frédéric Marsolais, Alireza Navabi, William Crosby

Overview: Worldwide, there is a growing demand for products and processes based on environmentally friendly and renewable resources. This has led to examinations of the usefulness of seed storage  proteins...

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Economic consequences of bio-product demand for agricultural commodities

Researchers: K. Peter Pauls, Alireza Navabi, Alfons Weersink

Overview: This project will examine the economic consequences of the significant increase in demand for agricultural commodities stemming from the move to a green economy. The wide-range of bio-products, includ...

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