Genetic map could lead to bioenergy breakthrough

Genetic mapping of an energy crop could help drive improvements in the production of bioenergy.

Geneticists mapped all 19 chromosomes of the energy crop miscanthus, providing an analysis of over 400 million DNA sequences.

Mapping the miscanthus genome could lead to a more commercially viable process for harvesting the energy crop, using more then 3,500 markers to improve crop breeding.

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