Científicos mapean genoma de la papa

Scientists map potato genome

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For the first time, scientists have decoded the full DNA sequence of the potato plant. Details of the achievement are published in the journal, Nature. The discovery could help to boost food production.

Reporter: Jon Ironmonger

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humble humilde

food crop cosecha comestible

a global annual yield una producción anual global

chemical blueprint estructura química

deciphering descifrando

traits características

starchiness cantidad de almidón

breeders criadores (cultivadores, en este caso)

breakthrough avance enorme

soaring en aumento