BBC: Wheat genome's key parts unlocked in new study
Wheat genome's key parts unlocked in new study
Published on 28 November 2012 by Mark Kinver
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.