One wheat database to rule them all

Interesting to see Brockwell Bake, of all people, come up with an online database which

…brings together publicily available data for around 398,000 wheat lines from many wheat germplasm collections including the European Wheat Database, the Vavilov Insitute (Russia), the Australian winter cereals collection, USDA/GRIN (USA), CIMMYT, ICARDA and the Nordic Gene Centre with additional collection site information from FIGS plus pedigree, synonym and genetic data from GRIS and gene symbol and class information from the Catalogue of Gene Symbols to create a central point to help you find wheat lines of interest to you.

In terms of coverage, that’s not far short of what Genesys has, which is 415,070 accessions. Online data does get around…

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