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Plant genomics

Sorghum in sequence

The drought tolerance of sorghum is just one of the features that make it a valuable crop plant. There is much for agronomists to learn from the complete genome sequence of this type of grass.

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Sasaki, T., Antonio, B. Sorghum in sequence. Nature 457, 547–548 (2009).

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