Wheat Cultivars

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This dataset contains genomic sequence information from 16 wheat varieties of importance to Australia selected and prioritised by the major stakeholders of the Australian grains research community based on availability of mapping populations and genetic diversity.

Wheat leaf and/or root tissue samples where sequenced to generate approximately 10x coverage of each variety's genome.

Partner organisations include:

  • Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics
  • CSIRO
  • Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries
  • Murdoch University
  • University of Queensland
  • Grains Research and Development Corporation

For more information please visit: http://www.bioplatforms.com/wheat-sequencing/

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Acknowledging the consortium

When using Wheat Defence Framework Initiative data, please acknowledge the Consortium and Bioplatforms Australia support using the following wording:

"We would like to acknowledge the contribution of Australian Wheat Pathogens Consortium (https://data.bioplatforms.com/organization/edit/bpa-wheat-cultivars) in the generation of data used in this publication. The Initiative is supported by funding from Bioplatforms Australia through the Australian Government National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS)."