Scientists have produced a ‘methylome’ for domesticated cotton and its wild ancestors, a powerful new tool to guide breeders in creating cotton with better traits based on epigenetic changes. It’s an important step towards a new way of improving crops, called epigenetic breeding, say researchers.
Sometime around third or fourth grade, I remember my teacher handing out a worksheet one day. There was this girl who was always smarter than me and everyone else in class, and she would regularly complete her worksheets just a little faster than I could. Naturally, it became a contest.[…]Read More »