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DNA sequencing reveals complicated evolution of peanuts, staple crop grown on 64 million acres worldwide

According to the USDA, farmers around the world grow 44.9 million metric tons of peanuts on more than 64 million ...
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Genetic basis for fruit and vegetable shapes helps tell the story of plant evolution

Merritt Melancon | 
From elongated oblongs to near-perfect spheres, vegetables come in almost every size and shape. But what differentiates a fingerling potato ...
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Genetically engineered poplar trees, switchgrass could lead to more efficient biofuels

Allyson Mann | 
A research team led by the University of Georgia has discovered that manipulation of the same gene in poplar trees ...

CRISPR gene editing used to genetically modify trees to protect their health

James Hataway | 
Researchers at the University of Georgia have used a gene editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9 to modify the genome of ...