Canola genome paves the way for better crops › News in Science ABC Science

The canola plant is set for an overhaul to boost its oil content, make it more disease-resistant, and help it adapt to climate change, thanks to the sequencing of its genome.An international team of scientists report the sequencing of the Brassica napus genome today in Science .Brassica napus — also known as canola or oilseed rape — is an essential food crop, providing canola oil for cooking and biofuel, and seed meal for animal fodder.

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One comment on “Canola genome paves the way for better crops › News in Science ABC Science

  1. An interesting news snippet.

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