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University of California, Davis (UCD) Scientists Make Wheat Genetic Code Breakthrough



11/29/2012 7:25:35 AM

Scientists from Britain, Germany and the United States have unlocked key components of the genetic code for wheat, helping to create varieties that are more productive and better able to cope with disease, drought and other crop stresses. The identification of around 96,000 wheat genes, and insights into the links between them, comes just two years after UK researchers published the raw data of the wheat genome.

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