News tagged with gene marker

Cotton breeding researchers take giant leap

Narrow germplasm base and limited technology have made it difficult for cotton researchers to identify specific DNA markers needed to locate genes that confer desirable traits. But that's no longer the case.

Dec 02, 2013
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Using genes to counter rust

An international study led by a Queensland scientist has found a way to better safeguard an important food crop—and the world's beer supply.

Aug 05, 2013
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