Unfashionable crop species flourish in the 21st century

Wayne Powell, Peter Langridge

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Genome-level studies are contributing to a major renaissance in crop science. In wheat, there are now more than 500,000 expressed sequence tags, and these are being used in conjunction with specially designed deletion stocks to unravel patterns of genome evolution, recombination and polyploid genome behavior.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233
JournalGenome Biology
Issue number7
Publication statusPrint publication - 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Evolution, Molecular
  • Expressed Sequence Tags
  • Genome, Plant
  • Humans
  • Molecular Biology/trends


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