NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international research team announced today that they have sequenced a first draft version of the cassava genome.

On the heels of this achievement, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Agricultural Development initiative has reportedly awarded a $1.3 million grant to University of Arizona researchers to support the development of additional genetic resources for cassava.

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