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Agronomical & environmental genomes

Grant number: 00/10158-0
Support type:Genome Research Grants
Duration: October 01, 2000 - June 30, 2005
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Biochemistry
Principal Investigator:Maria Inês Tiraboschi Ferro
Grantee:Maria Inês Tiraboschi Ferro
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias (FCAV). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Jaboticabal. Jaboticabal , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):00/11876-4 - Agronomical & Environmental Genomes, BP.TT

Abstract

The general objective of this project is to undertake massive genome sequencing (whole genomes or ESTs) and annotation of organisms of agronomical or environmental importance in a coordinated manner during two years. The specific objectives are: To generate 1,000,000 reads of acceptable quality during 2 years from multiple projects. To sequence and annotate the genome of Xylella fastidiosa of grapevine. To sequence and annotate the genome of Liefsonia xyli subsp. xyli. To organize and develop other projects relevant to the area of AEG. (AU)