New Crop of AgBioinformatics Projects Accompanies Publication of Rice Genome | GenomeWeb

Last week’s publication of the indica and japonica subspecies of the rice genome by the Beijing Genomics Institute and Syngenta, respectively, was heralded as a milestone for agricultural genomics. The nearly complete sequence is an ideal model for other cereals, scientists said, and should go a long way toward easing world hunger through the development of better crops.

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