Advances in Faba Bean Genetics and Genomics

  title={Advances in Faba Bean Genetics and Genomics},
  author={Donal M. O'Sullivan and Deepti Angra},
  booktitle={Front. Genet.},
Vicia faba L, is a globally important grain legume whose main centers of diversity are the Fertile Crescent and Mediterranean basin. Because of its small number (six) of exceptionally large and easily observed chromosomes it became a model species for plant cytogenetics the 70s and 80s. It is somewhat ironic therefore, that the emergence of more genomically… CONTINUE READING