By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization, CSIRO, and the Centre for Food and Genomic Medicine in Perth, Australia, said they will be sequencing the lupin genome.

The three-year, A$1.5million ($1.46M) project is expected to result in the acceleration of lupin crop improvements, such as drought tolerance, disease tolerance, and optimal flowering time, CSIRO said in a statement.

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