Chromosome Number: 2n=32
Draft Genome Sequence
David Neale and Charles Langley (UC Davis) worked with the California Walnut Board to sequence the walnut genome, currently released as v1.0. A manuscript is expected soon. Links:
Genetic and Physical Map
Luo MC, You FM, Li P, Wang JR, Zhu T, Dandekar AM, Leslie CA, Aradhya M, McGuire PE, Dvorak J. Synteny analysis in Rosids with a walnut physical map reveals slow genome evolution in long-lived woody perennials. BMC genomics. 2015 Sep 17;16(1):1.