Genetic Mapping of Cassava

A study led by Genetics, Genomics and Development Professor Daniel Rokhsar, research specialist Jessen Bredeson, postdoc Jessica Lyons and members of the International Cassava Genetic Map Consortium has compared cassava's genome to its relatives, in order to improve disease resistance and crop yield.Their paper was published in Nature Biotechnology on April 18, 2016.


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