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Dissertation

Map based cloning and functional analysis of two bolting time loci BTC1...

Sugar beet (Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris), a biennial long day (LD) plant belonging to the family Chenopodiaceae, stores sucrose in a thickened taproot and is the only crop cultivated for sugar production in Europe. Full bolting time control is of substantial agronomic importance to prevent stem elongation...