17 August 2018
Vol 361, Issue 6403

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COVER Spikes of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum), a hybrid of three distinct genomes. Scientists have recently completed sequencing of a high-quality reference wheat genome and identified how the three ancestral genomes work at a genetic level to form a staple of human nutrition. See pages 635, eaar7191, and eaar6089.
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