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IWGSC Ae. tauschii Projects

Sequencing the Aegilops tauschii Genome

To assist the international bread wheat genome sequencing effort, a high quality draft of the genome of Aegilops tauschii, one of the three progenitors of bread wheat, will be produced. The large size and great complexity of the Ae. tauschii genom...

Physical Mapping of the Wheat D-Genome

Project Leader: Dvorak Jan
The physical map of Ae. tauschii, a major goal in the roadmap of the IWGSC, was completed in 2012 and was published in PNAS in 2013.The goal of this project is to develop genomic resources for physical mapping of wheat ch...