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A new genetic map of meadowfoam

By constructing a new genetic map for Limnanthes alba, researchers hope to further the domestication and improvement of meadowfoam as an oilseed crop.

Agricultural Science Genetics Plant Science
Mary B. Slabaugh, Laurel D. Cooper, Venkata K. Kishore, Steven J. Knapp, Jennifer G. Kling

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