Resources & Literature Cited

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Scientific Papers:

Bennetzen JL, Schmutz J, Wang H, Percifield R, Hawkins J, Pontaroli AC, Estep M, Feng L, Vaughn JN, Grimwood J, et al. Reference genome sequence of the model plant Setaria. Nat Biotechnol. 2012.

Layton, DL, Kellogg, EA. Morphological, phylogentic, and ecological diversity of the new model species Setaria virids (Poaceae: Paniceae) and its close relatives. In Press.

Sakamoto, T., and Matsuoka, M. (2004). Generating high-yielding varieties by genetic manipulation of plant architecture. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 15, 144-147.

Web Resources:

The Next Green Revolution, National Geographic Magazine. Discusses research conducted at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center:

Discuss the basics of grass growth, Oregon State University:

International Rice Research Institute: The C4 Rice Project:

Monocotyledons, Tree of Life Web Project:

Plant Profile: Setaria adhaerens, USDA:

Setaria Explorer:

The State of Food and Agriculture 2008 Biofuels: prospects, risks and opportunities, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations:

Student Reading:

Grass Makes Better Ethanol than Corn Does by D. Biello, Scientific American:

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