The project has found the genome sequence for Chinese Spring wheat, a strain that has become the standard for researchers. Photo: Xinhua

Scientists conquer the ‘Mount Everest of genetics’ after unlocking secrets of wheat genome

Researchers hope mapping Chinese Spring wheat’s genetic code – one of the most complex known to science – will allow them to develop new strains of the staple crop

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The project has found the genome sequence for Chinese Spring wheat, a strain that has become the standard for researchers. Photo: Xinhua
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