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Dwarf Birch Genome Cracked By Researchers
2012-11-21 15:36:43

Geneticists at Queen Mary University of London have successfully sequenced the genetic code of a dwarf birch tree, according to their report in the journal Molecular Ecology.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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