Tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.)

Karyotype: allotetraploid 2n=6x=42

Thomas HM, Harper JA, Meredith MR et al. (1997). Physical mapping of ribosomal DNA sites in Festuca arundinacea and related species by in situ hybridization. Genome 40: 406-410. link

Humphreys MW, Thomas HM, Morgan WG et al. (1995). Discriminating the ancestral progenitors of hexaploid Festuca arundinacea using genomic in situ hybridization. Heredity 75: 171-174. link

Genome size (1C, Mb): 8535

Kopecky D, Havrankova M, Loureiro J et al. (2010). Physical Distribution of Homoeologous Recombination in Individual Chromosomes of Festuca pratensis in Lolium multiflorum. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 129: 162-172. link

Genetic maps:

Dierking R, Azhaguvel P, Kallenbach R et al. (2015). Linkage maps of a mediterranean x continental Tall fescue population and their comparative analysis with other Poaceae species. Plant Genome 8: 1. link

Saha MC, Mian R, Zwonitzer JC et al. (2004). An SSR- and AFLP-based genetic linkage map of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 110:323-336. link

cpDNA sequencing: 136,048 bp

Hand ML, Spangenberg GC, Forster JW and Cogan NOI. (2013). Plastome sequence determination and comparative analysis for members of the Lolium-Festuca grass species complex. G3 3(4): 607-616. link

Transcriptome sequencing:

Hu T, Wang T, Li H et al. (2020). Genome-wide small RNA profiling reveals tiller development in tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb). BMC Genomics 21(1): 1-13. link

Li X-Y, Wang Y, Dai Y et al. (2020). The transcription factors of tall fescue in response to temperature stresses. Plant Biology. link

Dinkins RD, Nagabhyru P, Young CA et al. (2019). Transcriptome analysis and differential expression in Tall fescue harboring different endophyte strains in response to water deficit. The Plant Genome 12:2. link

Amombo E, Li X, Wang G et al. (2018). Comprehensive Transcriptome Profiling and Identification of Potential Genes Responsible for Salt Tolerance in Tall Fescue Leaves under Salinity Stress. Genes 9: 466. link

Li H, Hu T, Amombo E et al. (2017). Transcriptome profilings of two tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea) cultivars in response to lead (Pb) stress. BMC Genomics 18: 145. link

Hu T, Sun X, Zhang X et al. (2014). An RNA sequencing transcriptome analysis of the high-temperature stressed tall fescue reveals novel insights into plant thermotolerance. BMC Genomics 15: 1147. link