NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Members of the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium have established a draft genome for bread wheat, Triticum aestivum — work they reported online today in Science.

The draft, which includes survey sequences for all 21 wheat chromosomes and involved allocating roughly half of the known wheat genes, is a stepping stone en route to a wheat reference genome, explained Kellye Eversole, director of the IWGSC.

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