Sequencing the wheat genome to help feed the world

A high quality bread wheat reference sequence is on the horizon.

Manhattan, Kansas, USA – 6 January 2016                                                                                            

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of the Wheat Genetics Resource Center, Jesse Poland, in collaboration with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), has announced the production of an improved whole genome assembly of bread wheat, the most widely grown cereal in the world.   Read full article.