NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two New Zealand firms said today that they have released genomic data for the kiwifruit that can be used by fruit breeders to produce “new varieties with increased health properties” and “exciting” colors and flavors.
 
The New Zealand companies HortResearch and Genesis Research and Development said that they plan to release more than 130,000 expressed sequence tags from four plant species that produce the kiwifruit berry.
 

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