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We Have the Wheat Genome Sequence – Now What?

2:30 pm Tuesday, January 16

FCC Theatre



We are experiencing a time of unprecedented molecular technology innovation in wheat.  In 2017, a full wheat genome sequence was released to the public.  How can wheat breeders use this enormous resource to develop new wheats which respond to economically important production challenges like fusarium head blight, evolving rusts, and climate extremes while maintaining targeted market class acceptance?