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NASC ID: N76447

Name: Benk-1

ABRC stock number: CS76447

Description: Natural accession targeted for sequencing using the Illumina HiSeq2000 platform by the J. Ecker laboratory at the Salk Institute-USA as part of the 1001 Genomes Project. Bulk seed were collected from siblings of a single sequenced plant.

Donation Date: 2010-07-08

Donated by:  The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Joseph R. Ecker

Donor Number: 7008

Part of : 1001 Genomes Project

Stock type: individual line

Material type: seed

Comment: Donors: Joseph R. Ecker, 1001 Genomes Project. Parent Line: CS22530

Status Price (£)
Available £7.50

Germplasm Info

Genus: Arabidopsis     Species: thaliana

Seed type: Ecotype

Background: Benk-1(N22530)

Growth requirement: Seven weeks of vernalization (4C) at rosette stage is recommended to promote earlier flowering. One week of stratification is recommended to overcome seed dormancy and accomplish optimal germination.


Large rosette with numerous leaves; early leaves are larger and wider than later leaves; epinastic leaves with narrow appearance; leaf margins slightly serrated to almost smooth; elongated petioles; dark-green plants; observed flowering time was greater than 55 days after planting; numerous lateral inflorescences; average height= 45 cm.

Ecotype data

Location: Bennekom

Habitat: roadside


Latitude Min: 52.0

Latitude Max: 52.0

Longitude Min: 5.675

Longitude Max: 5.675