Open-source mungbean genetic database
Scientists and mungbean growers around the world now have access to an open-source website containing the latest genetic information on the qualities of 560 accessions of mungbean.
Study finds large chromosomal swaps key to banana domestication Using a variety of sequencing and bioinformatics tools, chromosomal imaging and PCR technology, scientists have, for the first time, identified a large chromosomal swap in the genome of the Cavendish banana, which prevents the proper reshuffling of its DNA in its progeny.
The GPC is a coalition of plant and crop science societies and affiliates from across the globe. The GPC seeks to bring plant scientists together to work synergistically toward solving the pressing problems we face.