This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, an international research team reports the genome sequence of Aegilops tauschii, the diploid progenitor of the D genome of hexaploid wheat and a key genetic resource for the crop plant. Using a variety of technologies including ordered-clone genome sequencing, whole-genome shotgun sequencing, and BioNano optical genome mapping, the researchers show that compared to other sequenced and larger plant genomes, the Ae.

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