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Wheat Genomics for Sustainable Agriculture

Targeted chromosomes

Click on a chromosome to access associated data (when available) at URGI Sequences Repository.

Project team

First nameLast nameEmailInstitutionCountry
Mario Caccamo The Genome Analysis Centre UK
Paul Kersey EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute UK
Mike Bevan John Innes Centre UK

Project funding

Funding for the BAC library and Whole Genome Profile (WGPTM) tags was provided by the BBSRC. Funding for completing the physical map has been provided by Bayer CropScience under the BCS-IWGSC project .


Under the BBSRC project, the BAC library and the first assembly of the Whole Genome Profile (WGPTM) tags were completed for chromosome 2D of bread wheat cv. Chinese Spring. To prepare for sequencing, the map was completed by reassembling the WGPTM tags with the latest version of LTC software and designing of the minimum tiling path under the BCS-IWGSC project .