n South African Food Review - Breakthrough for wheat production : news
|Article Title||Breakthrough for wheat production : news|
|© Publisher:||New Media Publishing|
|Journal||South African Food Review|
|Publication Date||Sep 2010|
The first draft sequences of the wheat genome have been released by a team of British researchers in a major scientific breakthrough for food production in Africa. The analysis of 95% of all wheat genes - just the first step in a process that could take several years to fully complete - will speed up the process of developing disease-resistant crops, resulting in greater food security, more efficiency and potentially lower prices.
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