Wheat genome may help tackle food shortages

Wheat harvest

UK scientists have released draft sequences of the wheat genome, which they think could make a vital contribution to securing global food supplies. The researchers also say their efforts could help British farmers to develop new strains with greater yields. Global wheat production has been under threat in recent years from increasing demand and climate change. Wheat is regarded as one of the most important crops for human consumption.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11099378

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