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Keen insights from quinoa

Technological advances have allowed scientists to sequence the complex quinoa genome. This highlights the ongoing expansion of genomics beyond major crops to other plants that have relevance for global food security. See Article p.307

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Figure 1: Quinoa plants grown at high altitude.

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Paterson, A., Kolata, A. Keen insights from quinoa. Nature 542, 300–302 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature21495

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