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Separating wheat from chaff at the genetic level

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It may be the greatest thing since sliced bread. Heck, it may be even better than sliced bread.

Several weeks ago, researchers announced that they had tapped into key parts of the wheat genome. With this success, we could be on the path to doubling wheat production and increasing food security for people around the world.

That’s an awful lot of sliced bread.

View the original article here: Decoding Wheat’s Genome: Separating wheat from chaff at the genetic level

 
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