A global resource for exploring and exploiting genetic variation in sorghum crop wild relatives

  title={A global resource for exploring and exploiting genetic variation in sorghum crop wild relatives},
  author={Emma S. Mace and Alan W. Cruickshank and Yongfu Tao and Colleen H. Hunt and David R. Jordan},
  journal={Crop Science},
One response to mitigate the impact of climate change on agricultural systems is to develop new varieties that are tolerant to the new range of biotic and abiotic challenges this change causes. This requires access to novel variants of genes for complex adaptive traits. Crop wild relatives are a potentially valuable source of these genes however these materials are often difficult to work with and identifying valuable alleles is difficult without substantial investment in pre-breeding. In this… 

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