NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from Washington State University and the University of Washington are spearheading an international effort to sequence the genomes of fruit in the Rosaceae family.
WSU’s Agricultural Research Center is providing seed funding for the project, which specifically aims to produce a draft genome sequence of the apple. Other tree fruits in the Rosaceae family include cherries, peaches, strawberries, raspberries, roses, and nuts.

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