World Seed Bank now rich in unique varieties

Monday April 19 2010

Researcher Michael Way of the Millennium Seed Bank Project collects seeds in Chile this year. By using molecular mapping to identify the “DNA fingerprint” of crop samples, scientists all over the world will breed high-yielding, tough varieties. Photo/FILE

Researcher Michael Way of the Millennium Seed Bank Project collects seeds in Chile this year. By using molecular mapping to identify the “DNA fingerprint” of crop samples. Photo/FILE 

By By CATHERINE RIUNGU

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