Genomics as the key to unlocking the polyploid potential of wheat.

Abstract

Polyploidy has played a central role in plant genome evolution and in the formation of new species such as tetraploid pasta wheat and hexaploid bread wheat. Until recently, the high sequence conservation between homoeologous genes, together with the large genome size of polyploid wheat, had hindered genomic analyses in this important crop species. In the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/nph.13533

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