Wheat genome decoded, scientists hope for improved food security

Scientists have unlocked key parts of the complex genetic code of wheat, one of the world’s most important crops, which could help improve food security. The team hopes the data will accelerate the development of varieties more resilient to stresses, such as disease and drought, that cause crops to fail.

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