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Breakthrough in wheat genome research

By • March 13th, 2017

Pawsey bioinformatics researchers from UWA have discovered 21, 000 new genes in 16 varieties of common wheat. Wheat is one of the most vital food crops in the world, yet is assembled of extremely complex genomes. The newly uncovered wheat gene variations will contribute to the improvement of bread, and knowledge of disease resistance wheatmore…