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A report published in the online journal Nature Biotechnology states that BGI has successfully completed the analysis and genome sequence of foxtail millet (Setaria italica).
Researchers, including plant researchers from the University of Copenhagen, have developed a new type of the corn-like crop sorghum, which may become very significant for food supplies in drought-prone areas.
Brassica rapa or Turnip Mustard is grown primarily as a leaf vegetable, root vegetable and an oilseed and is often referred to as a field mustard. Napa cabbage and turnip are members of this group. Varieties of this plant are used in experiments because they are easy to grow and require little attention and reach full maturity in 40 days. Some have even been used in botany experiments in space. Photo Copyright and Credit
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.