Oil Palm Genomes Provide Resource for Exploring Plants' Biology, Palm Oil Production | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online today in Nature, researchers from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Orion Genomics, and elsewhere reported on findings from a genome and transcriptome sequencing study of two key palm oil-producing species, the African oil palm Elaeis guineensis and the South American oil palm species, E. oleifera.

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