Unraveling the corn genome

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Corn has come a long way in 8,000 years, and genetic progress is poised to accelerate further as scientists gain detailed understanding of the plant’s genetic makeup. Just this week, an international team of researchers, under direction of the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, published the most comprehensive analysis yet of the corn, or maize, genome.

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