The University of Queensland
21 November 2018
Avocado aficionados will benefit from a Queensland research project that aims to strip bare the avocado to reveal detailed information about the popular fruit’s biology.
University of Queensland researcher Professor Robert Henry said data from a $13.3 million Horticultural Tree Genomics project could lead to better quality avocados.
“Despite its global popularity and cult-like status in some countries, there is currently only a limited amount of information available on the avocado genome,” Professor Henry, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation Director, said.
“A team of UQ and Queensland University of Technology scientists…