By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Current grape breeding programs are exploiting only a fraction of the genetic diversity present in domesticated grape varieties, according to a paper appearing in the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science this week.

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