By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of British Columbia's Wine Research Centre and the Australia Wine Research Institute will partner to sequence the genome of the Chardonnay grape, UBC said on Wednesday.

A multidisciplinary team will examine 15 different varieties of the grape and will focus on certain properties, such as late ripening, loose or small bunch sizes, if they are seedless, and the size of the berries.

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