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'Most comprehensive' genetic analysis of maize plant will help raise yields, expand its range

An international research team involving 17 institutions including Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has published the most comprehensive analysis to date of the maize genome. It is an achievement that substantially increases scientists' understanding of differences across related but different species of the plant, which most North Americans call corn, as well as the nature of differences found within individual maize species....

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Source: PhysOrg - Monday, 4 June, 2012


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