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New project will use genomics tools to improve sorghum production

An international team led by the University of Georgia’s Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory will work toward sustainable intensification of sorghum production, in a $4.98 million initiative recently funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). The project will use new genomics tools to address urgent needs for a more drought resilient food supply, increase rates of...
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Sorghum holds vastly more genetic variation than previously reported

A consortium of researchers from The University of Queensland, the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF Qld) and BGI has discovered that sorghum, a drought-tolerant African crop, holds vastly more genetic variation than previously reported. This study published in Nature Communications today provides an invaluable resource for the genetic improvement of sorghum...
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