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The genome of the humble carrot has finally been sequenced © cranberries (CC BY-NC-ND)

The genome of the humble carrot shows no link between their flavour and colour © cranberries (CC BY-NC-ND)


Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the completion of the sequencing of the carrot genome, the threat of wheat blast in Asia and the potential use of spider venom as an effective natural pesticide.
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