Breaking the Daffodil DNA Code

The much loved scented Poeticus daffodil, commonly known as Pheasant’s Eye, has been the subject of research by the University of Reading and the RHS. They have succesfully mapped a daffodils chloroplast genome for the first time which is a first step towards identifying different cultivars in bulb form. Maybe the days of ordering one cultivar and receiving a quite different one will soon be over?
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