Wheat genome revealed

AFTER 13 years, an international project has unlocked the complete wheat genome.

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Co-chair of the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, Professor Rudi Appels (left) with colleagues Dr John Fosu-Nyarko and Dr Hollie Webster. Photo courtesy Murdoch University.

The project, which involved 200 scientists from 73 research institutions in 20 countries, including Australia, should accelerate development of wheat varieties able to be better adapted to clima...

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