Exploitation of interspecific diversity for monocot crop improvement

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In many cultivated crop species there is limited genetic variation available for the development of new higher yielding varieties adapted to climate change and sustainable farming practises. The distant relatives of crop species provide a vast and largely untapped reservoir of genetic variation for a wide range of agronomically important traits that can be… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2012.116

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