Wheat genome cracked

It took Israel’s NRGene just 3 months to map out the genome for wild Emmer wheat – a task that had eluded dozens of scientists from 55 countries. It will now be easier to develop varieties of wheat that will thrive in drier, hotter climates and help relieve world hunger. And related article by Sharon.

http://www.timesofisrael.com/start-up-cracks-wheat-genome-in-months-not-years/

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