A research paper of the analysis of environmental DNA retrieved from petal surfaces of flowering cherry was published in Journal of Plant Research.

A research paper “Collaborative environmental DNA sampling from petal surfaces of flowering cherry Cerasus × yedoensis ‘Somei-yoshino’ across the Japanese archipelago” was published in Journal of Plant Research. Tazro Ohta and Shuichi Kawashima from DBCLS contributed to this work and are listed as authors.
 
The online article is available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10265-018-1017-x
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This work was produced by the NGS Field 4th meeting, the conference of high-throughput sequencing technologies.
 
The commentary is available on the website of National Institute of Genetics.