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What's in your wheat? Johns Hopkins scientists piece together genome of most common bread wheat

November 20, 2017

Johns Hopkins University scientists report they have successfully used two separate gene technologies to assemble the most complete genome sequence to date of Triticum aestivum, the most common cultivated species of wheat used to make bread. Full Story

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