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New tool facilitates genetic mapping of polyploid plants

Publicado em 11 novembro 2019
An innovative genetic mapping system for polyploid species promises to facilitate the work of scientists and plant breeders who use genomics to develop varieties that are more productive and resistant to disease or drought. Polyploids are organisms with more than two sets of chromosomes. Many plant species of economic value such as potato, wheat, cotton and sugarcane, are polyploids. The research was conducted at the University of São Paulo's Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture [...]