Going Green

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

New GrainGenes Website from USDA

A new website from the USDA for researchers working with one of the most important food crops on the planet.

GrainGenes Website Speeds Gene Discovery

By Marcia Wood
May 20, 2008

Even though there's much about wheat that's familiar and ordinary, one feature of this ancient crop—its genetic makeup—remains relatively unknown. In fact, the everyday wheat plant doesn't just have one genome; it has several. In all, wheat's genetic makeup is gargantuan and complex. And it isn't...(complete news release here).

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