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17 Aug 2018 The Wheat Code is Finally Craked

IWGSC published the 17th of August in the international journal Science a detailed description of the genome of bread wheat, the world’s most widely cultivated crop. This work will pave the way for the production of wheat varieties better adapted to climate challenges, with higher yields, enhanced nutritional quality and improved sustainability:

The Science article is entitled "Shifting the limits in wheat research and breeding using a fully annotated reference genome".

The Alaux et al. Genome Biology companion paper "Linking the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium bread wheat reference genome sequence to wheat genetic and phenomic data" describes the Wheat@URGI portal including all the IWGSC data repository resources and how we link the reference sequence to genetic and phenomic data.

Update: 21 Aug 2018
Creation date: 20 Aug 2018