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Grape genome unpicked

Vintage sequence could lead to improved pest resistance and new wine flavours.

Pick of the bunch: researchers have sequenced a grape that lends its flavour to Champagne. Credit: Getty


  1. French-Italian Public Consortium for Grapevine Genome Characterization. Nature advance online publication, doi:10.1038/nature06148 (2007).

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Hopkin, M. Grape genome unpicked. Nature (2007).

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